Takeaway Style Salt n' Pepper Chicken

Takeaway Style Salt n' Pepper Chicken

Serves 2


2 Chicken breasts


Black Pepper

1 tsp five spice

Sesame Oil

Ginger garlic paste (made by mixing together minced garlic and ginger)

1/2 cup cornflour

Oil for deep frying

1/2 onion, sliced

1/2 red pepper, sliced

1/2 green pepper, sliced

2 garlic cloves, sliced

1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, chopped into matchsticks

2 spring onions

Soy Sauce


Mix 2 tsp salt, 2 tsp pepper and a tsp five-spice

Dice 2 chicken breasts into cubes, then mix w/ 2 tsp’s salt mix, 1 tsp sesame oil and 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

Set aside for 15, then coat in cornflour – ½ cup should be enough

Heat oil in a pot then deep fry the chicken in batches – 3 or 4 minutes per batch will do.

Let it drain before refrying in the same hot oil to get that extra crunch!

In a wok flash fry ½ a sliced onion, ½ red and green bell pepper, 2 garlic cloves sliced, 1 thumb sized piece of ginger cut into sticks, 2 spring onions roughly shredded and 1 tsp soy sauce

Add the chicken and a few pinches of the salt mix.

Mix everything and serve.




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