Fresh ginger is used in this chicken in ginger sauce recipe . It is an easy and tasty dish from Chinese cuisine.
150 grams boneless chicken breast- cut into big bite sizes
6 cm ginger - set aside a few slices for frying whilst the rest are juiced
5 cloves garlic - mashed
Spring onions -cut into 6cm lengths
Corn starch - make 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon soy sauce
Marinade chicken pieces with 4 teaspoons of ginger juice for 2-3 hours.
Heat oil in wok. Dust chicken pieces with some corn flour and deep fry the chicken pieces till golden brown. Remove fried chicken and set aside.
Remove excess oil from wok leaving about 2 teaspoons of oil behind. Add ginger slices and saute till aromatic. Add garlic and continue to saute till garlic starts to brown. Add about 3 tablespoons of ginger juice and seasoning. Bring sauce to boil.
Add a little bit of corn starch to thicken the sauce. Then return the fried chicken pieces and add spring onions to coat them all.
Dish up and serve hot.