Sichuan Chicken

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Sichuan Chicken

Slimming Eats Recipe

Serves 4

Extra Easy – 3 syns per serving

Ingredients

400g of chicken thigh (all visible fat removed), sliced into smaller chunks

1 egg white

1/2 teaspoon of Chinese five spice

2 tablespoon of Hoi sin Sauce (3.5 syns)

2 tablespoons of rice vinegar

3 tablespoons of light soy sauce

1 teaspoon of brown sugar (1 syn)

1 tablespoon of cornstarch (1.5 syns)

1 tablespoon of vegetable oil (6 syns)

1 teaspoon of sambal oelek (chilli paste)

1 green pepper sliced into strips

1 red pepper, sliced into strips

1 yellow pepper, sliced into strips

1 red onion , halved and sliced

1 clove of garlic, crushed

1 teaspoon of freshly grated ginger

Frylight or Pam spray

 

Method

In a bowl, mix together the Hoisin sauce, soy sauce, chilli paste, sugar, rice vinegar, sugar, garlic and ginger. Set aside.

Whisk the egg white to firm peaks, add the corn flour and Chinese five spice and mix thoroughly.

Add the chicken thighs to the egg white mixture and mix to coat.

In a small wok heat the vegetable oil, ensure it is hot before adding the chicken. Add the chicken and fry until it has a golden colour. Remove and set aside.

Spray a frying pan or wok with some Frylight or Pam spray, place over a medium high heat and add the vegetables and stir fry for approx 3-4 mins. Add the chicken and then the sauce mixture and toss to coat, let it simmer on a low heat for about 3 mins. ensuring chicken is cooked through.

Serve with your choice of sides. This is great served with  rice or noodles.

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The recipe above has been calculated for Slimming World, however for those of you following the Weight Watchers plan or another calorie controlled type diet. Below is the approx nutritional information:

Approx NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

1 serving (without rice/noodles)

Calories

230

Fat

8g

Saturated Fat

1.8g

Total Carbohydrate

17.1g

Dietary Fibre

2.3g

Sugars

7.2g

Protein

            22.6g

 

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  • Lisa Evrae

    were chopsticks just for decoration? lol looks lovely

  • admin

    No I do use them, not very good with them though so it means it takes me a lot longer to eat the food, which is a good thing ;)

  • Lisa Evrae

    i have some and i make far too much mess, must practice with stuff less messy lol

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jenny-Robinson/1577028410 Jenny Robinson

    beautiful!  used a red pepper as had no green and added a few mushrooms will defo make again