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Chicken with Tangerine Peel Recipe

Ingredients :

450 g

2 slices


1 1/2 tablespoons

1 teaspoon

2 teaspoons

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon


1/2 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

Chicken meat, boned

Fresh root ginger

Spring onion (scallions)

Rice wine or dry sherry


Soy sauce



Dried chilies

Szechwan pepper

Dried tangerine peel

Sesame seed oil

Oil for deep-frying

Method :
  • Cut the chicken meat into small pieces and crush the root ginger and onion.

  • Add them to the chicken meat together with salt, rice wine or sherry and 1 tablespoon soy sauce.

  • Let it marinate for a while.

  • Mix the remaining soy sauce with the sugar and vinegar in a bowl to make sweet and sour sauce.

  • Heat up the oil. Discard the root ginger and onion.

  • Deep-fry the chicken until golden. Remove and drain.

  • Pour off the excess oil leaving about 2 tablespoons in the wok.

  • Put in the dried red chilies, Szechwan pepper and tangerine peel.

  • Add chicken, stir a few times, then add the sweet and sour sauce.

  • Blend well and serve hot.

Note : When eating, savor each mouthful slowly. After the initial hot taste is passed, you will be able to distinguish all the other different flavors, with the subtle fragrance of tangerine peel.


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