Chinese Garlic Chicken The chicken in this dish is first stir fried with whole garlic cloves, then simmered with Chinese cooking wine and chicken stock until tender.
Season chicken with salt and black pepper. Toss with flour until coated.Advertisement
Heat peanut oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat until it begins to smoke. Add chicken, and stir fry until the pieces are lightly browned on the outside, 3 to 5 minutes. Turn heat to medium and stir in whole garlic cloves; continue stir frying for 5 minutes.
Turn heat to low, and add Shao-Hsing wine, soy sauce, and chicken stock. Cover, and simmer for 20 minutes until the chicken is tender. Remove garlic cloves before serving.
Per Serving: 277 calories; protein 34.9g; carbohydrates 7.8g; fat 10.5g; cholesterol 88.2mg; sodium 1406.2mg.