Rice Recipe Feature: Spicy Chinese Chicken and Rice
Have you tried a recipe that highlights a combination of really bold spices?
Well, this ‘Spicy Chinese Chicken and Rice’ recipe will surely give you that full, delicate flavour.
Our featured recipe , makes use of rice vinegar for the dressing which delivers sweeter taste; and is in fact, a good substitute for the regular vinegar.
What we will need to prepare are Chicken Marinade, Rice and Dressing/Garnish.
Let us now have a quick look on the ingredients and the cooking instructions courtesy of USA Rice Federation:
3/4 cup soy sauce 175 mL
1/3 cup molasses 75 mL
1/2 cup sesame oil 125 mL
2 tbsp brown sugar 25 mL
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic 15 mL
1 tsp salt 5 mL
1 tsp pepper 5 mL
12 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 12
Combine marinade ingredients. Add chicken breasts and marinate, refrigerated, 4 to 6 hours.
Drain the chicken; bring marinade to a boil, cool and reserve.
Grill the chicken breasts and slice the breasts into 1-1/2 inch x 1/2 inch strips (3.5 cm x 1 cm).
3 cups uncooked long grain white rice 750 mL
6 cups chicken broth 1.5 L
1/2 tsp salt 2 mL
1/2 tsp red chili flakes (optional) 2 mL
Combine all ingredients in a large-heavy bottomed pot and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Let rest 5 minutes, remove lid and fluff rice.
Dressing and Garnish
3/4 cup reserved marinade 175 mL
1/4 cup natural rice vinegar 50 mL
3 tbsp peanut oil 45 mL
2 tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger root 25 mL
1 tbsp brown sugar 15 mL
2 tsp finely chopped garlic 10 mL
1-1/2 tsp roasted, cleaned and finely chopped jalapeño pepper 7 mL
1 cup thinly sliced green onion 250 mL
1 cup sliced and toasted almonds 250 mL
Combine dressing ingredients except for the green onions and almonds. Add half the dressing to the cooked rice, combine and let cool.
Arrange grilled chicken on a platter, garnish with the green onions and almonds and serve with rice and the reserved dressing.
YIELD: 24 SERVINGS
Recipe Source: www.riceinfo.com
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