Saturday, January 2, 2010

Chicken Chow Mein

Chow mein, another Chinese recipe that is commonly found in the Philippines. Sometimes or commonly know as "pancit"

1/2 kg. chicken breast, cut into thin strips
1/4 kg. bijon (South‐East Asian; noodles made from fermented maize kernels and cornflour. <- from http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1O39-bijon.html)
3/4 cup pineapple tibits, well draied (reserve syrup)
1-1/2 cup chicken stock
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 red bell pepper cut into rings
3/4 tbsp. soy sauce
1/4 cup spirng onions, sliced thinly
1 tbspn. corn starch dissolved in pineapple syrup
salt and pepper to season

sprinkle 1-1/2 teaspoons of salt over chicken strips. set aside

fry bijon in 6-8 spearate batches, one at a time until crisp but not brown

saute garlic until golden brown

remove from pan

stir fry bell peppers, set aside

fry chicken strips in same oil till slightly brown. add stock, soy sauce, pepper and garlic. simmer

add pineapple tibits and syrup

simmer for another 2 mins

add bell peppers and spring oninos.

arrange on top of fried bijon.

served immedietly

enjoy

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