Vivid and vibrant, this Sweet and Bitter Hen Stir Fry is tremendous quick to make! The candy and bitter sauce is actually like what you get at good Chinese language eating places, however not tooth-achingly candy. This isn’t a deep fried model of Sweet and Bitter Hen, it’s a a lot more healthy stir fry.
Make this utilizing no matter veggies you may have, swap up the hen with prawns/shrimp, pork, beef and even fish. It is a winner!
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I do know my native supermarkets fairly properly. I do know precisely the place to go for many gadgets (besides cling wrap, which, for some cause, I all the time neglect which aisle it’s in and Woolies individuals inform me it’s the only most requested query) and I do know the aisles fairly properly.
A minimum of, I assumed I did. It dawned on me the opposite day that there’s one entire part of the grocery store that I don’t know in any respect – the ready meal base aisle. You already know the part of the grocery store that sells issues like Honey Mustard Sauce in jars and vacuum seal packs?
I’m actually not attempting to sound snobby as a result of I don’t decide. She who does the drive by way of of disgrace by way of KFC and Maccers on the odd event can not decide. 😉
Anyway, I really stopped to have a look the opposite day and was fairly astonished on the vary of meal bases which can be on supply. All the pieces from Chow Mein, to Hen Cacciatore, Goulash, Chilli Con Carne – all of the favorites. Together with Sweet and Bitter Sauce.
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I do not know what the jar stuff tastes like, however I’m fairly positive it received’t be as good as home made. And it’s so darn quick to combine collectively!
PS It appears to be like watery however as soon as simmered, it thickens. 🙂 See? Look how properly it coats the stir fry?
Oooh – fast little tip for you for chopping capsicum / bell peppers. Doesn’t it annoy you when the seeds inside fly round everywhere?
Effectively, perhaps it doesn’t annoy you, however it annoys me! So that is how I chop capsicum. Quick and mess free!
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I like to make use of hen thigh for stir fries as a result of it’s juicier than breast and tenderloin. If I make this with hen breast, I all the time tenderise it utilizing a Chinese language restaurant method utilizing baking soda (bi-carb). It’s tremendous easy, see instructions right here: The way to Velvet Hen.
Now, on the subject of stir fries, I’m very beneficiant with my sauce. As a result of the 7 yr previous inside this 30 one thing yr previous physique nonetheless thinks that the very best a part of stir fries is scooping up the rice soaked within the delish candy and bitter sauce.
In order with all my stir fries, there may be loads of sauce. A lot!! – Nagi x
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I can’t assist however suppose that if he was simply 10 cm / 4 inches shorter, he wouldn’t be capable to see what’s on the desk and he wouldn’t undergo a lot……
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