Healthy Recipe

Chef Ray – Tasty Chinese Chicken with Peanuts

Full of flavour, fuel and protein this meal is qwik and simple to prepare and provides the basis of a healthy diet for you.

From: Gray, Sophie; Swain, Sarah (April 2016) 4 Ways With Grain in: Healthy Food Guide

Serves 4

  • 2 teaspoons reduced-salt soy sauce, plus 1 table spoon extra
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon cornflour
  • 500g chicken breast fillets, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese rice wine (or dry sherry)
  • 1 white onion, cut into thin wedges
  • ½ teaspoon dried red chilli flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 sticks celery, thinly sliced
  • 2 small red capsicums, thinly sliced
  • 4 cups steamed rice, to serve
  • 2 tablespoons chopped roasted peanuts, to serve
  1. Place soy sauce, sesame oil and cornflour in a large bowl, mixing to combine. Add chicken, tossing to evenly coat, then set aside for marinate for 10 minutes. Place rice wine and extra soy sauce in a small bowl and mix to combine. Set aside.
  2. Lightly spray a large wok with oil and heat over high heat. Add chicken in batches and stir-fry for 3-5 minutes or until golden and cooked through. remove from wok and set aside.
  3. Lightly spray wok with oil again. Add onion, chilli and garlic and stir-fry for 2 minutes or until golden. Add celery and capsicum and stir-fry for a further 2 minutes. Return chicken to wok and add sauce. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 2 minutes or until heated through. Serve on a bed of steamed white rice garnished with peanuts.

Although I’m not a qualified chef I do like to pretend I’m on Master Chef. I source the recipes from the stated source (not sauce) and make them taking the photo of the meal I produce for myself.

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