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Three Cup Chicken


  • Author: Kate Jackson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 27 minutes
  • Total Time: 37 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Asian

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • 1 3 inch piece of ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
  • 1 sweet onion, peeled and chopped
  • A pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 23 bone-in chicken breast halves, cut in half again with kitchen shears
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup rice wine
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a heavy deep skillet over high heat. Add ginger, garlic, onion and pepper and stir for 2 minutes.
  2. Add chicken and cook until brown, turning occasionally, for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add sugar, rice wine and soy sauce and bring to a simmer. Cook over medium low heat for another 15 minutes, turning the chicken pieces a few times.
  4. Serve as is or over rice, scattering basil leaves on top.