We all love spicy food and also Chinese food, Szechuan cuisine satisfies the need. Kids and all my family love this dish. I made it numerous times but never got a chance to take pictures.
I made Szechuan chicken with home made Szechuan sauce. Sauce is easy to make:
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Resting time : 10-15 minutes
Cook Time : 20 minutes
Serves : 4-5
For Marination :
Chicken boneless and skinless thighs : 500 grams (cut into small pieces)
Chili flakes : 3 tablespoons
Ground Pepper: 1 teaspoon
Ginger : 1 teaspoon grated
Garlic : 1 teaspoon grated
Soy sauce : 2 tablespoons
Corn starch/flour : 1/3 cup
Salt to taste
Oil : 1 tablespoon
Szechuan sauce : 1/2 cup
Water : 1/3 cup
Cilantro: To garnish
In a bowl, mix all ingredients listed under for marination, mix well and keep it in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
Heat oil for deep frying and add the marinated chicken in 2-3 batches and fry until golden and crispy about 10-12 minutes per batch.
Take the chicken out and place them on a paper towel.
Heat oil in a wide pan, add Szechuan sauce and fry for 1 minute. Add water, mix well and cook for 1 minute. Add cilantro and mix well.
Add the fried chicken and mix well.
Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with fried rice or as a starter.