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Best Mongolian Chicken Recipe

2019-12-31 19:43:29

IngredientsMongolian Sauce

  • 1/2 cup chicken broth low sodium or no sodium added
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce low sodium

Mongolian Chicken

  • 1 lb breast boneless and skinless chicken thighs can be used as well
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp ginger minced
  • 6 red chilies dried
  • 3 green onions sliced
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Make sauce: Whisk all the sauce ingredients together in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  2. Prepare the chicken: Toss the chicken with the cornstarch ensuring each chicken pieces is covered in cornstarch.
  3. Fry the chicken: Heat the vegetable oil in a pan or wok. Fry the chicken pieces in batches until they are completely cooked through and slightly brown and crispy.
  4. Finish the dish: Drain the oil from the wok leaving 1 tbsp in the wok if necessary. Add garlic ginger red chiles to the wok and saute for 30 seconds. Add in the prepared sauce and bring to a simmer stirring constantly until the brown sugar has dissolved completely. If you find the sauce is too thick add a bit more chicken broth or water. Add in the chicken and green onions then toss everything together for 15 seconds.
  5. Serve over rice or noodles.

This article and recipe adapted from this site

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