Recipe: Szechuan Chicken
Want to try your favourite Szechuan Chicken at home? Try this lip smacking recipe.
2 cups chicken, cut into half inch pieces
2 tbsp tapioca starch
2 cups vegetable oil
1 cup peanuts
9 whole dried chilis, chopped into 1/2" pieces
1/2 cup spring onion, chopped
1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons Szechuan peppercorns
1 tablespoon yellow bean paste
1/2 teaspoon ground Thai chili pepper, fried in 1 tablespoon oil
2 tablespoons whisky (Wild Turkey works great)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
Add chicken and tapioca starch.
Heat oil in a wok on medium heat.
Add chicken and stir so that the pieces don`t stick together.
Fry until the chicken gives out a golden color.
Remove and drain on paper towel.
Pour the oil off.
Leave about 1/4 cup in the wok.
Add Szechuan peppercorns and whole dried chille
Fry until fragrant.
Add chicken, peanuts, yellow bean paste, fried ground chili pepper with oil, whisky, salt and sugar.
Stir fry until cooked.
Add spring onion in the end.
Place this on a serving platter.