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Ma You Ji (Sesame Oil Chicken)

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“The chicken is mild sweet from being cooked in Chinese rice wine. From "Saveur" magazine.”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a skillet or wok over high heat; add ginger and cook, stirring often, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Add chicken and toss to coat with the oil, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 7 minutes.
  3. Remove breast meat and transfer to a plate.
  4. Add wine and bring to a boil; reduce to medium low and simmer, covered, about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Return breast meat and cook 15 minutes; season with salt.

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