Lychee chicken Recipe

Lychee chicken

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  • ~1.5lbs chicken thigh (you can use chicken breasts,leg fillets, wings), cut to bite-size pieces
  • 2tbsp soy sauce
  • 1tbsp salt
  • 1tsp sesame oil
  • 1tsp sugar
  • 4tbsp corn flour to coat chicken
  • 2cups oil for deep frying
  • 1tsp chopped garlic
  • 1tsp crushed ginger
  • 1can lychee, drained, syrup reserved
  • 1tsp red chilli flakes
  • sliced spring onion and red chilli (for garnish)

  • Sauce:

  • 1 cup lychee syrup
  • 2tbsps tomato sauce
  • 1tbsp corn flour, mixed with 1tbsp water

How to make Lychee chicken

  1. Marinate chicken with soy sauce, salt, sesame oil and sugar for 30 mins. Roll chicken in corn flour and deep-fry till golden brown.Set aside.
  2. In another pan, heat 1tbsp oil over medium fire. Stir fry garlic and ginger for 1-2mins. Add sauce ingredients, and cook till sauce thickens.
  3. Add the chicken, lychees and chillies. Mix well, and allow simmer for 3-5mins.
  4. Garnish and serve.
  • yongfook
    yongfook says

    This one looks AMAZING and finally solves what I'm going to do with that tin of lychees I've had lying around for ages...

  • worldpeas
    worldpeas says

    i'm obsessed with lychees! thanks for this recipe :)

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