Oyster Sauce Chicken with Bok Choy

TOTAL TIME: 30 min
Prep: 20 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 10 min
 
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

CHICKEN:
  • 6 boneless and skinless chicken thighs, cut into 2-inch cubes
  • Pinch salt
    SAUCE:
    • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
    • 1 heaping teaspoon Guilin chili sauce
      STIR-FRY:
      • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
      • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced into coins
      • 1 tablespoon Shaohsing rice wine
      • 4 fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced
      • 4 baby bok choy, white parts cut into 1-inch pieces leaving green parts whole
      • 2 large scallions, thinly sliced
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      Directions

      For the chicken: In a large bowl, sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper. Add the cornstarch and toss to coat.

      For the sauce: In another smaller bowl, combine the stock, cornstarch, oyster sauce, soy sauce and chili sauce. Mix well and set aside.

      For the stir-fry: Heat a wok over high heat and, when the wok starts to smoke, add the peanut oil. Add the ginger and stir-fry for a few seconds. Then add the chicken, let settle for 1 minute, and then stir-fry for 3 minutes more. As the chicken starts to turn opaque, add the rice wine and stir-fry for 30 seconds. Stir in the reserved sauce and bring to a boil. Add the mushrooms and bok choy stalks and cook for 1 minute. Then stir in the bok choy leaves and cook for another minute. Remove from the heat and stir in half the scallions. Transfer to a serving dish, garnish with the remaining scallions and serve immediately.

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      • on February 23, 2014

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        Delicious dish! I used Siracha instead of the chili sauce called for. But it was awesome. I will definitely make this again. My favorite Bok Choy recipe so far!

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      • on February 19, 2014

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        OMG!!! This is one of the BEST recipes I've ever cooked and I LOVE cooking and cook every night! I substitute the chicken broth with white wine and the mushrooms with snow peas.

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      • on December 10, 2013

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        Excellent!! Beautiful and tasted amazing. Slightly spicy and delicious. I made it exactly as written. Next time I may add more chili for extra heat but it is wonderful as is.

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