Xinjiang Style Chicken

Mouth-watering Xinjiang Style Chicken. (
Mouth-watering Xinjiang Style Chicken. (

Chicken is the most affordable option of organic meats and a good source of protein. Xinjiang Style Chicken is an easy Chinese meal to prepare.


The following ingredients can be varied according to taste.

  • Half a fresh chicken cut into small pieces
  • 3 potatoes (sliced into 1/4″ slices)
  • Several mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 green pepper (diced)
  • 1 red pepper (diced)
  • 1-2 green onions (chopped)
  • 1 piece fresh ginger (1″ sliced)
  • 1-2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2-1 tsp Sichuan pepper
  • 3-4 chilies
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Heat oil in a wok and fry Sichuan pepper thoroughly.
  • Add chicken, green onion, ginger, garlic, and chilies, stirring for a few minutes. Then add light soy sauce, water, sugar, salt, and mushrooms. Let these ingredients stew for 15 minutes.
  •  Add potatoes, cook on low heat till potatoes are soft.
  • Add green and red peppers, mix well, and serve.


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