Hunan-Style Hot and Spicy Chicken

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“This recipe is from a local Chinese restaurant near my hometown.”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, mix ginger slices, sherry vinegar and 2 tbsp soy sauce. Marinate chicken pieces for 30 minutes in soy sauce marinade.
  2. Grind Sichuan pepper to powder and add to mixing bowl. Mix in the chicken broth, 2 tbsp soy sauce, wine, sugar, salt and black pepper.
  3. Heat oil in a wok or heavy frying pan. Add sliced green onion and chili peppers and stir fry for one minute.
  4. Add soy marinade and chicken to scallions and hot pepper and stir-fry for 2 minutes more.
  5. Add chicken broth mixture and mix well. Cook over medium-low heat until chicken pieces are fully cooked (8-10 minutes) stirring frequently. Add cornstarch to thicken. Serve with rice.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a