Bone chicken if needed and cut into 1\2-inch cubes. In bowl, add chicken, salt, 1 tsp sugar, white pepper and egg. Mix well together. Then add 1/2 c. cornstarch and mix well with your hand. Continue to add cornstarch in small amounts at a time to coat each piece. Coat until pieces no longer stick together. Then deep-fry in hot oil until golden. Remove from oil, cool, and deep-fry a second time. Once the chicken is deep-fried for the second time, have vegetable oil, dried red peppers, green onions, cornstarch mixture, 1 tsp sugar and Special Sauce 1 ready. In a wok place the 1 TB vegetable oil, dried red peppers, green onions. Stir-fry together briefly then add cornstarch mixture, sugar and Special Sauce 1. Add chicken cubes and stir-fry until hot through. Serve on lettuce with rice. For SPECIAL SAUCE 1: Mix together soy sauce, water, rice vinegar, sugar, ginger, garlic and soy sauce. If using Special Sauce 2: Deep-fry chicken as above. Heat oil in wok..stir fry onions, garlic, red pepper, orange zest for about 2 minutes. Add all other ingredients except cornstarch solution..stir fry for 1 minute. Add cornstarch solution and cook until thickened. Add chicken, lower heat, stir to coat chicken, leave over low heat a minute or two so that chicken takes in flavor of sauce. Makes 4 to 6 servings. Recipe by: Chin Yen Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #775 by Holly Butman
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (242g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 83 (59%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 9.2g||12 %|
|Saturated Fat 1.7g||9 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 4.1g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2.8g|
|Cholesterol 52.9mg||16 %|
|Sodium 934.6mg||32 %|
|Potassium 80.8mg||2 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 11.8g||3 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0.6g||2 %|
|Sugars, other 11.2g|
|Protein 3.5g||5 %|
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Calories per serving: 141
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