Recipe by Steve Bowden
"The chicken in this dish is first stir fried with whole garlic cloves, then simmered with Chinese cooking wine and chicken stock until tender."
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1 1/2 pounds
skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
Shao-Hsing cooking wine or dry sherry
light soy sauce
1 1/3 cups
My husband is chinese so we have the Shiao hsing on hand at all times. I add minced garlic at the same time as the whole cloves. I also add chopped zucchini the last 5 minutes or so to have a vegetable in it.
This recipe was very good, but I feel like it was missing something. I added a few small minced shallots, minced some of the garlic and increased the amounts of the soy sauce and sherry a bit. Overall, very good and I will certainly be making again.
This was awesome! My family loved it, and my husband said it was almost as good as when he gets it at our favorite Chinese place!
It cooked to a beautiful golden brown and the aroma was mouthwatering and if you added corn starch it made a wonderful gravy; however it seemed to lack something in the flavors. I did have to use a dry sherry so I'm will to hedge that might have been it. Ended up having to add tons of salt but that only went so far. It is worth a shot especially if you prefer subtle flavors over bold ones.
A+!! This was so yummy and full of flavor. My whole family loved it. I did use white pepper in place of the black pepper. it gave it more of a asian flavor.
I absolutely love (and order) Garlic Chicken every time I visit a Chinese food restaurant and was very much hoping I'd be able to cook something similar at home - THIS RECIPE IS AWESOME AND TASTED GREAT!
What was best is that its a very simple recipe to follow and you can add any veggies you want. I didn't have the Shao-Hsing or dry sherry and for only a few TBSP didn't want to buy it so I used a little soy sauce in it's place. It was delicious! Didn't change another thing with the base recipe but added my own veggies during the simmering phase.
Thanks for a great recipe I know I'll use over and over.
This is very good. Didn't change a thing. Made it for my husband, dad, and kids (5 & 2) and everyone loved it. My husband and dad kept saying "mmmm" the whole time they ate! Served it with white rice, chinese salad and lean cuisine spring rolls. It's such a quick and easy recipe to prepare...I definitely will make it again.
This turned out great! I cut the amount of chicken in half and added lots of vegetables. I used mushrooms, broccoli and red pepper but I think any veggie would be good. Some reviews said it was a little bland so added a little red pepper flakes which gave it a nice kick.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chinese Garlic Chicken
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 95
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