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Chilli Chicken with Pine Nuts

  Boneless skinless chicken breasts 4
  Sunflower oil 4 Tablespoon
  Red pepper 1 , deseeded and cut into thin strips
  Green pepper 1 , deseeded and cut into thin strips
  Fresh red chilies 1 , deseeded and finely chopped
  Fresh green chili 1 , deseeded and finely chopped
  Pine nuts 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Dry white wine 4 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Oyster sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Caster sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Chili sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Light soy sauce 4 Tablespoon
  Cornflour 1 Tablespoon
  Spring onions 2 , sliced diagonally (For Garnish)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Make 1 x 5 cm / 1/2 x 2 inch strips out of the chicken and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
2. In a wok or large frying pan, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil and cook the chicken strips stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or such that tender.
3. Remove the chicken and keep aside.
4. In the wok or frying pan heat the remaining oil and stir-fry the red and green pepper strips for 2 minutes, such that just cooked.
5. Remove and keep aside.
6. To the pan add the chilies, pine nuts and garlic and stir-fry for 1 minute.
7. Drain and discard excess fat if any and add the white wine, lemon juice, oyster sauce, caster sugar and chili sauce.
8. Let it cook with frequent stirring for about 1 minute.
9. In a cup or a bowl blend the soy sauce and cornflour together, add to the chilli mixture and bring to the boil.
10. To the wok or frying pan return the cooked chicken and pepper strips and cook with cover over medium heat such that the chicken has warmed through.

11. Serve soon with a sprinkle of sliced spring onions.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 331 Calories from Fat 157

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.8%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g10.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 66.5 mg22.2%

Sodium 1124.1 mg46.8%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 29 g58.5%

Vitamin A 17.4% Vitamin C 97.4%

Calcium 2.7% Iron 9.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chilli Chicken With Pine Nuts Recipe