Chicken Princess Chicken or Tofu

Posted by pwhayes 05-21-99 4:54 AM

Princess Chicken or Tofu

1 lb boneless chicken OR firm tofu
2 T. cornstarch
1 T. soy sauce
10 1" dried hot red peppers

Seasoning Sauce:

1 T. sake
2 T. soy sauce
1 T. sugar
1 t. salt
1 t. cornstarch
1 t. sesame oil
1 C. vegetable oil
1 t. szechuan peppercorns
1 t. fresh ginger, minced
1/2 C. roasted peanuts, chopped

Hot cooked rice

Skin chicken if necessary and chop chicken or tofu into 1" pieces.

Combine cornstarch & soy sauce in medium bowl. Add chicken (tofu); mix well & let sit for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile cut stems from dried peppers & set aside.

Combine ingredients for seasoning sauce in small bowl, set aside.

Heat oil in wok over high heat - about 1 minute.

Stir-fry chicken (tofu) about 2 minutes, until lightly browned. Remove & drain.

Remove all but 2 T. oil from wok.

Reduce heat to medium. Stir-fry dried peppers and szechuan peppercorns until peppers turn dark brown.

Add minced ginger and cooked chicken (tofu), stir-fry 1 minute.

Add seasoning sauce. Stir well & cook until sauce thickens slightly.

Remove wok from heat. Stir in peanuts. Serve hot over hot cooked rice.

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