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 +Sizzling Szechuan Chicken
  
 +From : Don Mauer, "A Guy's Guide to Great Eating"
 +
 +4 servings
 +
 +Ingredients:
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 +
 +   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 pieces
 +
 +  Sauce:
 +  
 +  * 1 cup chicken broth
 +  * 3 tablespoons soy sauce
 +  * 4 teaspoons cornstarch
 +  * 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
 +
 +  Toasted sesame seed oil.(Or can use a regular oil like olive oil)
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 +   Vegetables, any combination:
 +   
 +  * 1 large onion coarsely chopped; Or shallots, sliced; or green onions, chopped
 +  * 1 to 2 carrots, peeled and cut into slices
 +  * Zucchini or summer squash, cut into chunks or slices
 +  * Mushrooms, cut in half
 +  * Can mini corn, or can water chestnuts, or bamboo slices
 +  * Oriental greens, washed, sliced in thin ribbons
 +
 +
 +   3 cups hot cooked rice, brown or white
 +
 +
 +  - To make the sauce: In a small bowl, whisk the sauce ingredients together till cornstarch dissolves. 
 + 
 +  - To marinade the chicken: In a medium bowl, whisk together the marinade until the sugar dissolves. Add the chicken and set aside for a few minutes.
 +
 +  - To stir-fry the vegetables and chicken: Place a large pan over medium-high heat and add 1 teaspoon of sesame seed oil (it will smoke).
 +  - Add chicken and stir fry till it is opaque, about 3 minutes. Remove and set aside.
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 +  - Add the remaining 2 teaspoons of oil, or more if needed; add onions and carrots or zucchini, then stir fry for 3 minutes or until softening.
 +  - Add other ingredients, leaving the canned ingredients for last.
 +  - Return the chicken to the pan and add the sauce, stirring. cook, stirring up the brown bits form the bottom of pan, until the sauce thickens, about 1 minutes. Serve over rice.
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