Spicy Red Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 260.2
  • Total Fat: 14.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 55.0 mg
  • Sodium: 786.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 23.5 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 tablespoon soy sauce
    2 teaspoons fish sauce
    2 teaspoons cornstarch
    1/4 cup oil
    1 lb boneless chicken breast or chicken thigh, cut into 1-inch pieces
    1 fresh red jalapeno chile, thinly sliced
    1 green chili pepper (like serrano)
    1/4 cup dry sherry or rice wine
    1 tablespoon chili-garlic sauce
    2 teaspoons sesame oil
    1/2 cup mint leaf, divided


Whisk together marinade ingredients, mix well than add the chicken pieces and stir to coat well. Marinade the chicken for 10 minutes.
Heat the oil in a pan over high heat till very hot. Then add the mint leaves, quickly cook the leaves till crisp, about 15-20 seconds. Remove and drain on paper towel.
Remove all the oil but leave 1 tablespoon in the pan and return pan to high heat. Add the marinaded chicken and the chilies to the pan.
Cook the chicken until it is no longer pink in the center, 3 to 4 minutes.
Add the wine and chili garlic sauce to the chicken and cook for 30 seconds.
Then add the sesame oil and the remaining 1/4-cup fresh mint leaves. Toss quickly to coat.
Remove pan from heat and serve.
Garnish with the fried mint leaves.
Makes 4 1 cup servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MTALLEN.

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