Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Chicken with Dry Red Pepper Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4-6


8 pieces

1/2 cup

1 teaspoon


Marinade chicken

1 1/2 tablespoons

1 1/2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon


5 cups



2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon

1/2 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

Chicken, about 2 lbs or 1 lb chicken breast

Dry hot red pepper, 1 piece about 3 inches long

Peanuts (optional)

Ginger, chopped




Cold water

Soy sauce





Soy sauce





Sesame oil

Method :
  • Remove all bones from chicken, cut into 1 inch cubes. Add 1 tablespoon soy sauce and 1 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch. Stir evenly in one direction and soak for half hour.

  • Wipe clean, remove tips and seeds of dry red pepper, cut into 1 inch long pieces, fry peanuts until golden, remove and let cool.

  • Fry chicken in boiling oil for half minute. Remove chicken and drain off oil from frying pan.

  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil to fry dry red pepper until it turns black. Add ginger and chicken, stir quickly, next add the seasoning sauce, stir until thickened and heated thoroughly; turn off the fire.

  • Add the peanuts (deep fried or roasted).

  • Mix well just before serving.

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