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Thai Stir-Fry Chicken Ginger

No recipe image available.Gingered Thai chicken stir-fry served over jasmine rice cooked in chicken broth and coconut milk.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth
3/4 cup coconut milk
5 ounces grated fresh ginger - divided use
1 cup uncooked jasmine rice
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons fish sauce
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 cup warm water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups yellow onion vertical strips
1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut in 2-inch strips
1/2 teaspoon white pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. In saucepan, place broth, coconut milk and 1 teaspoon ginger. Add jasmine rice and bring to a boil over high temperature. Stir, reduce heat to low, cover and cook 20 minutes. Turn off heat and let sit 10 minutes without removing cover.
  2. While rice is cooking, in small bowl mix remaining ginger and minced garlic.
  3. In another bowl, mix together fish sauce, sugar and soy sauce; stir until sugar is dissolved; add warm water and set aside.
  4. In large heavy skillet or wok, heat oil over medium high temperature. Add onion and stir-fry until onion begins to change color and is slightly crisp, about 3 minutes. Remove with slotted spoon; keep warm.
  5. To pan, add ginger-garlic mixture and cook until light brown, about 2 minutes. Add chicken and stir-fry until pink is gone, about 5 minutes. Add fish sauce mixture and pepper; cook 3 minutes more.
  6. Serve over rice and top with onion.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.