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 +Selena's Stir fry chicken (aka Sizzlin' Szechuan Chicken)
 +from: "A Guy's Guide to great eating" by Don Mauer
 +
 +    Marinade and chicken
 +  * 1 tablespoon soy sauce
 +  * 1 tablespoon cornstarch
 +  * 1/2 teaspoon sugar
 +  * 1 garlic clove, minced
 +  * 1 whole skinless boneless chicken breast, cut into thin strips (or 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined)
 +
 +Sauce
 +  * 1 cup fat free chicken broth
 +  * 3 tablespoons soy sauce
 +  * 4 teaspoons cornstarch
 +  * 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste
 +  
 +1 tablespoon toasted sesame seed oil
 +
 +Vegetables
 +  * 1 onion, sliced into rings
 +  * 2 medium carrots, peeled and sliced crosswise into 1/8 inch slices
 +  * 2 small zucchini, ends trimmed, cut into 1/4 inch diagonal slices
 +  * other veges as desired (mushrooms, mini corn, water chestnuts, bamboo)
 +
 +3 cups hot cooked long grain rice
 +
 +
 +To make:
 +  * To marinate the chicken: In a medium bowl, whisk together the marinade ingredients till the cornstarch dissolves. Add chicken and set aside to marinate in the fridge for 10 to 20 minutes.
 +
 +  * To make the sauce: In a small bowl, whisk the sauce ingredients together till cornstarch dissolves. Set aside.
 +  * To stir fry the vegetables and chicken: have all ingredients ready and at hand. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add 1 teaspoon sesame seed oil. 
 +  Add the chicken and stir fry until it is opaque, about 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer from the skillet to a clean dish.
 +  * Add the remaining 2 teaspoons oil, plus a little more olive oil if needed. Add onions and carrots and stir fry for about 3 minutes. Add the zucchini and stir fry 1 minute more, until it turns bright green.
 +Return the chicken to the skillet and add the sauce.
 +  * Cook, scraping up the bits from the bottom of the pan, until the sauce thickens, about 1 minute. Serve immediately over rice.
  
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