“This is different from all the recipes I have come across that use mandarin oranges. No oranges here. Just a authentic Mandarin Chicken Dish. Hold back on the red chiles if you don't like heat. Serve with rice.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. in a bowl mix together marinade ingredients, stir in chicken to coat well and let stand for 1 hour.
  2. in a wok, heat oil until smoking, add chiles and peppercorns in a wire strainer and deep fry for 1 minute, drain on paper towels and set aside.
  3. reheat oil and deep fry chicken 5 minutes, or until firm and cooked through, drain on paper towels and set aside.
  4. add peanut in metal strainer and fry for a few second in oil until brown, drain on paper towels, set aside.
  5. remove all but 3 tablespoons of oil from wok.
  6. add ginger root, garlic, and green onions, stir fry for 30 seconds.
  7. add chicken, chiles, and peppercorns stir fry for 3 minutes.
  8. in a bowl mix together stock, soy sauce, sugar, rice vinegar, and cornstarch, stir into the wok along with the peanuts.
  9. bring to a boil, stirring, then reduce heat and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.

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