This is a perfect dinner for 1 of those busy nights inward Dec when at that topographic point are a meg things on the to-do list. It’s tasty, to a greater extent than frequently than non healthy, as well as adds about lovely colouring to the commons deadening wintertime palette. I would advise prepping everything earlier y’all fifty-fifty outset heating the wok/pan, as well as and thence it all comes together super quickly. And don’t travel similar me as well as forget to outset the rice, as well as and thence select to human face xx minutes afterward the chicken is done. I used chicken thorax instead of thighs as well as it was perfect! And seriously, the combination amongst the kokosnoot rice was simply apparently amazing. Yum!
1 bunch scallions
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. pepper
three tbsp. vegetable oil
1 reddish bell pepper, chopped
four garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 ½ tbsp. finely chopped peeled fresh ginger (or 1 ½ tsp. dried)
¼ tsp. roasted reddish pepper flakes
¾ loving cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 ½ tbsp. soy sauce
1 ½ tsp. cornstarch
1 tsp. sugar
½ loving cup salted roasted whole cashews
cooked white or brownish rice for serving
Chop scallions, separating white as well as greenish parts. Pat chicken dry, as well as thence cutting into ¾ -inch pieces as well as toss amongst common salt as well as pepper. Heat a wok or 12-inch heavy skillet (not nonstick) over moderately high oestrus until a driblet of H2O evaporates immediately. Add oil, swirling to coat, as well as thence stir-fry chicken until golden inward places as well as simply cooked through, four to v minutes. Transfer to a plate amongst a slotted spoon. Add bell pepper, garlic, ginger, reddish pepper flakes as well as scallion whites to wok as well as stir-fry until peppers are simply tender, v to vi minutes.
Stir together broth, soy sauce, cornstarch as well as sugar, as well as thence stir the mixture into the vegetables inward the wok. Reduce oestrus as well as simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 1 to ii minutes. Stir inward cashews, scallion greens as well as chicken along amongst whatsoever juices accumulated on plate. Serve amongst rice.
ii c. white or Jasmine rice
1 tin kokosnoot milk
ii c. water
1 tsp. Kosher salt
Splash of white vinegar (optional, but it helps amongst the texture)
2-3 tsp. white sugar
Handful of chopped greenish onions, plus chopped greenish onion tops for garnish (we’re using the whole brute here…)
Black pepper to taste
- Combine rice, kokosnoot milk, water, salt, vinegar, as well as saccharide inward a saucepan as well as select to a boil Turn oestrus to depression as well as comprehend for xx minutes or until nearly of the liquid is absorbed.
- Allow to stand upward v minutes.
- Add greenish onions, dark pepper (if desired), as well as additional common salt if necessary.