Hunan chicken is a popular Chinese main dish. This chicken dish is also known as Ma La Tze Gee. Hunan chicken is commonly prepared with ginger, soy sauce, sherry, green onion and chili peppers. The chicken is generally marinated in sherry, soy sauce, and fresh ginger then stir-fried with green onions and chili peppers for a flavored chicken.
Hunan Chicken is a speciality chicken preparation that belongs to the Hunan Cuisine also known as Xiang Cuisine, one of the 8 prominent local cuisines of China and is famed for its spicy flavours, deep dark colours and fresh aromas. It is a much appreciated dish that finds place in the main course of the meal and may be accompanied by rice or noodles.