Chicken Stir-fry

When I was on the way home today I had a hankering for something Asian so I pulled out some chicken and decided to make a stir-fry. This is truly a simple recipe that can be done in a bout 30 minutes.

Here are the ingredients:

4 Boneless Skinless chicken thighs, cut in to 1/2" chunks 1 small onion, sliced 2 tbsp chopped garlic 2 handfuls of broccoli florets 2 tbsp Soy Sauce 2 tbsp rice vinegar 2 tbsp oil (I prefer sesame oil for asian dishes) 2 tbsp hoisin sauce (Get it in the ethnic section of your grocery store) 2 cups of cooked rice (I either use chicken broth or water with chicken base added to give the rice a little extra flavor.) 1 tbsp Chinese 5 spice powder Salt and Pepper to taste

Lightly season the chicken chunks w/ Salt & Pepper. Pull out your Wok or a big skillet and put it over a high heat. Add 1 tbsp of oil. When the oil is hot, add the chicken, stirring frequently, and cook until it is just done (about 10 minutes).

Remove the chicken from the wok and put in the sliced onion with the rest of the oil. Cook the onion until it is soft. Add the broccoli, garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, 5 spice powder and hoisin sauce. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently and scraping up all of the brown bits from the bottom of the wok (lots of flavor there!).

Add the chicken back to the wok and mix well. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if necessary. Serve over rice.

My wife wanted tuna salad sandwiches last night but this made her forget all about them. Be sure and leave a comment to let me know what you think!



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