Quick Ginger Chicken

An extremely simple, fast, yet delicious saute. Start cooking the rice and then follow these directions. Dish will be ready by the time rice is cooked (15-20 min!!). You may add a side salad of cubed daikon radish sprinkled with lemon juice and salt.


  1. Sprinkle breasts with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a skillet, saute the chicken breasts, 3 min or each side, until brown. Remove and set aside.
  2. Deglaze: In the same skillet, add scallions and ginger and garlic. Stir for a few seconds. Add water and sherry and deglaze the pan. Add the sugar and hoisin sauce. Simmer for a few min. Add the Jalapenos.
  3. Add chicken to the simmering sauce. Simmer for another 3-4 min.
  4. Garnish with cilantro. Serve with white rice.

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