Hoisin-Explosion Chicken


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  • Serves


    as a main course .
    • Difficulty


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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

  • About

This is the first stir-fried dish I ever attempted, and it is an ideal place to begin if you are new to a Chinese kitchen. Subtly sweet and rich, with a classic contrast of velvety chicken, slippery-crisp vegetables and crunchy nuts, it combines every technique you need to know to produce elegant, restaurant-style stir-frys.

  • The taste explosion that makes this dish so appealing is a multi-regional affair. Hoisin is a predominantly north Chinese condiment, chili