Mongolian Chicken

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Mongolian Chicken

Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Calories: 723kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 lb chicken thighs boneless, skinless sliced into thin 2" x 2" pieces
  • 1/4 cup corn starch plus 2 tsp
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp sriracha
  • 1 bunch green onion chopped into 2" pieces, greens and whites separated
  • 1 large onion yellow or white, chopped into 2" pieces
  • 1 large green pepper chopped into 2" pieces
  • salt and pepper
  • 2/3 cup rice uncooked

Instructions

  • cook rice to package directions, drain and set aside
  • In a large, high sided pan heat the oil on medium high until shimmering
  • Toss the chicken with the 1/4 cup corn starch in a mixing bowl, season with salt and pepper
  • Fry the chicken in the oil til golden on all sides- about 8 minutes, remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside
  • Add the yellow onions, green peppers and green onion whites to the pan, season with salt and pepper and fry at medium high heat for 2-3 minutes until beginning to soften and fragrant
  • Add the garlic and ginger and cook another 2 minutes until the garlic and ginger are fragrant
  • Add the soy sauce, sesame oil, water, sugar and sriracha, stir to fully combine then bring the heat to high until boiling
  • stir in the chicken and allow the sauce to return to a boil, reduce heat to medium and simmer for 2 minutes uncovered
  • in a small bowl or cup, whisk together 2 tsp corn starch with 1 tbsp water, stir the mixture into the pot, add the green onion greens, cover and continue to simmer another 2 minutes.
  • Serve over rice.

Nutrition

Calories: 723kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 139mg | Sodium: 1916mg | Potassium: 577mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 322IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2mg
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