Monday, September 16, 2013

Dan's Chicken Stir-Fry

While we were in Singapore, I cooked dinner with our friend Dan. I was pretty excited about how delicious his stir-fry recipe is, and he was pretty excited about his handiwork being photographed for good old Spirals & Spatulas, so today I'll be sharing (straight from Singapore!) Dan's Chicken Stir- Fry!

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But first, you must meet the chef:

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Recipe adapted from Stir-Fry: Tasty Recipes for Every Day

Ingredients:
2 tbsp red curry paste (find it in the Asian foods section)
6 tbsp oil, divided
4 tbsp fish sauce (find it in the Asian foods section)
Juice from 2 limes
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
2 tsp ground ginger
2 tsp sugar
2 tsp sesame oil
1.5 lb chicken breasts, cut into cubes
2 bunches green onions, cut into short lengths
12 oz snow peas, ends chopped off
Steamed rice (I suggest jasmine rice!)

Directions:
1. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together red curry paste, 4 tbsp oil, fish sauce, lime juice, cilantro, ginger, sugar, and sesame oil. Add chicken and mix until chicken is coated.
2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a wok. Stir-fry chicken in batches, cooking for 4-6 minutes (stirring once to flip over chicken pieces), or until cooked through. Remove from the wok and set aside.
3. Stir-fry snow peas and green onions for 5-7 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Add chicken back in and mix.
4. Serve with steamed rice.

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Snow peas, ends trimmed (if they're long, you may want to chop them in half too).

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Green onions, cut into short lengths.

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Chopping vegetables is fun when you do it with friends! :)

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Sauce ingredients!

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Chicken coated in cilantro-sauce mixture!

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Stir-frying the chicken in batches...

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Cooking the chicken...

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Stir-frying the veggies...

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(adding chicken back into the veggies)

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Mmm, stir-fry! 

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Ta-da! 

Oh, and just so you know, everything tastes better when you eat it on your luxurious 27th-story Singaporean balcony. :) 

2 comments:

  1. This recipe is very interesting! I think this is perfect for my breakfast. I will give this a try, so that I can rate this very inviting dish. Thanks for this great idea!

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