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Chicken with ginger

Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus marinating.
Cooking time: 4-5 minutes.
Calories: 182 per portion

ingredients

serves 4
350 g (12 oz) boneless chicken breasts, skinned
1 tablespoon dry sherry
4 spring onions, chopped
1 x 2.5 cm (1 inch) piece fresh root ginger, finely chopped
2 tablespoons oil
1-2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
2 celery sticks, sliced diagonally
1 small green pepper, seeded and sliced
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
juice of 1/2 lemon shredded
rind of 2 lemons
1/4 teaspoon chilli powder

for the garnish

lemon slices
parsley sprigs

method

1. Cut the chicken into 7.5 cm/3 inch strips. Combine the sherry, spring onions and ginger, add the chicken and toss well to coat, then set aside for 15 minutes.

2. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan or wok. Add the garlic, celery and green pepper and stir-fry for 1 minute.

3. Add the chicken and marinade and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in the soy sauce, lemon juice and rind and chilli powder and cook for a further 1 minute.

4. Pile into a warmed serving dish, garnish with lemon slices and parsley sprigs and serve immediately.

What did you think?

7 people have helped to review this recipe. Thankyou!

Bland
posted by Tony @ 08:41AM, 11/18/12
Sorry to say but the only flavour that comes through is the lemon. No real heat from the chilli or ginger and all really rather bland unfortunately.
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