How To Make Bang Bang Chicken

How To Make Bang Bang Chicken

Bang Bang Chicken recipe. This Chinese street cuisine is a quick and easy lunchtime choice. The sprinkling of sesame seeds enhance the taste as well as giving it an authentic Szechwan appeal. Delve into our Bang Bang Chicken recipe.

INGREDIENTS

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RECIPE

Serves
4
Prep =
10m
Cook =
10m
Total =
20m

Step 1: You will need:

  • 300 g chicken, pre-cooked (roasted, smoked, or poached), no bones
  • some lettuce
  • 1 carrot, peeled, and sliced into thin strips
  • 1/2 a red onion, sliced
  • a few sprigs of coriander
  • a few sprigs of mint
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • for the sauce:
  • 6 tbsp smooth peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sweet chili sauce
  • 5 tbsp sesame seed oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 bowl
  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 whisk
  • 1 spoon
  • 1 cutting board
  • 1 knife

Step 2: Make the sauce

Place a saucepan, 3/4 full of water, over a medium heat and bring it to a simmer. Put a bowl on top of the saucepan and spoon in the peanut butter. Allow it to warm through and melt. Whisk it a little to help along the process. When melted, add in the chili sauce, soy sauce and rice vinegar. Add the oil, little by little and thoroughly combine with your whisk. Once incorporated, remove the bowl from heat.

Step 3: Prepare the chicken

With a large knife, cut the cooked chicken into bite-size morsels.

Step 4: Assemble the dish

Decorate a serving plate with the lettuce leaves. Then sprinkle on the carrots and the onions. Arrange the chicken on top and drizzle over the sauce. Garnish with the coriander, mint and a sprinkling of sesame seeds.

Step 5: Serve

Your Bang Bang chicken is ready. Enjoy it as a hot or cold salad, or wrap it in Chinese pancakes.