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Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Chicken with Mango Recipe

(Thit Ga Voi Xoai)

Ingredients : Serves 4-5

450 g

1

1/2

1/2

100 g

1

 

60 ml

 

Marinade

1/2 teaspoon

15 g

1

1 tablespoon

 

 

Sauce

1 teaspoon

15 ml

15 ml

15 ml

15 ml

1/2 tablespoon

Corn-fed chicken, cubed

Large carrot

Red sweet pepper

Green sweet pepper

Bamboo shoots

Large mango, just ripe and firm,

cut into chunks

Vegetable oil

 

 

Bicarbonate of soda

Sugar

Egg white, lightly beaten

Cornflour or potato flour

Salt

Water

 

Sugar

Light soya sauce

Oyster sauce

Sesame seed oil

Rice wine

Cornflour or potato flour,

mixed with a little water

 

Method :
  • Mix the marinade ingredients thoroughly and mix well with the chicken pieces.

  • Leave to marinate for 30 minutes.

  • Trim and peel the carrot, cut into matchstick strips a little less than 2.5cm long.

  • Cut the peppers and bamboo shoots into strips to match the carrots. Cut the mango flesh into small, fairly thin pieces as neatly as possible.

  • Heat the oil in a wok and fry the chicken pieces for about 2 minutes. Remove from the oil and drain well. Add the carrot, peppers, mango and bamboo shoots to the hot oil and fry in batches.

  • Remove and drain thoroughly.

  • Rinse and dry the wok, add the chicken and vegetables and stir in all the sauce ingredients except the cornflour.

  • Stir-fry briefly and add the cornflour to the sauce to thicken.

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