For stir-fried dishes, it is important that you have a really strong heat source and a plain metal wok or frying pan. These dishes really don’t work in a non-stick pan on a bedsitters’ single electric ring.
Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan and cook the chicken quickly over a fierce heat for 1 minute, then remove and put on one side.
Sauté the garlic, shallots, chilli and ginger for 30 seconds. Pop the chicken back into the pan. Add pepper, vinegar and dark soy sauce to season. Stir together for about 30 seconds and serve.
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