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Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

with Walnuts and Oyster Sauce

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry - A Chinese classic: spicy and easy to cook

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413
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35 min.
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easy
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Ingredients

for 2 servings
12 ounces
1 ounce
2
1
1 piece
fresh Ginger root (about 20 grams; or to taste)
9 ounces
2 tablespoons
1 teaspoon
2 tablespoons
4 tablespoons
1 teaspoon
Sambal oelek (or to taste)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Bowl, 1 Wok, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Fine grater, 1 Sieve

Preparation steps

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry preparation step 1

Rinse broccoli, pat dry and cut the crown into florets. Trim end of stalk, peel and cut into 1 cm (approximately 1/2-inch) cubes.

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry preparation step 2

Blanch broccoli florets and stalk cubes in a pot of boiling salted water just to par-boil, about 2 minutes. Drain, rinse with cold water and drain again. 

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry preparation step 3

Coarsley chop the walnuts.

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry preparation step 4

Peel the onions and finely chop. Peel the garlic and ginger root and finely chop or grate.

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry preparation step 5

Rinse chicken, pat dry and cut into small cubes. Mix in a small bowl with soy sauce and cornstarch.

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry preparation step 6

Heat the oil in a wok (or large pan) over high heat. Stir-fry the chicken until browned all over, about 2 minutes. Remove and set aside.

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry preparation step 7

Add the onions and broccoli to the wok and stir-fry until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes.

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry preparation step 8

Add walnuts, garlic and ginger and stir-fry for 1 minute.

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry preparation step 9

Mix oyster sauce with 4 tablespoons water. Add to vegetables and bring to a boil.

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry preparation step 10

Return chicken to wok and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through and everything is coated with sauce, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in sambal oelek and serve, with rice if desired.