Stir Fried Chicken with Celery

Stir Fried Chicken with Celery


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This is a rich and warm dish with a Chinese theme. Chicken is first stir fried then stewed with celery and tomatoes. Serve with freshly cooked rice.


Serves: 1 

  • Marinade
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour, mixed with 1 tablespoon water
  • 350g chicken, cut into pieces
  • Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons tomato ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 1 bunch celery, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped garlic
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons red wine (optional)
  • 2-3 tomatoes, diced
  • 2 tablespoon cornflour, mixed with 2 tablespoon water

Preparation:1min  ›  Cook:1min  ›  Ready in:2min 

  1. Make the marinade by mixing together the sugar, salt, soy sauce and cornflour slurry. Mix in the chicken, stir to coat and allow to marinate for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, make the sauce by mixing together the sugar, soy sauce, tomato ketchup, Worcestershire sauce and water. Set aside.
  3. Blanch celery in boiling water for 3-4 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  4. In a large frying pan, heat 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Stir fry the garlic until aromatic, 2-3 minutes. Add the onions with salt and stir fry until soft, 3-4 minutes. Add the chicken, stir fry for 3-5 minutes. Stir in the red wine, if using.
  5. Add the celery, sauce and tomatoes. Quickly mix the ingredients and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add just enough cornflour slurry to thicken the sauce, then serve.

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