Szechuan Chicken Recipe

5 from 2 reviews

Colorful veggies and chile paste make this Szechuan chicken vibrant and deliciously spicy! And it only takes 25 minutes to make from start to finish!



Szechuan chicken ingredients

Szechuan chicken sauce


  1. In a bowl, combine egg and cornstarch and season with a little salt and pepper. Add chicken pieces and marinade for 5 minutes.
  2. Add all the ingredients for the sauce into a bowl and whisk until well blended.
  3. In a large pan over medium high heat, add 1 tbsp vegetable oil. Drop chicken pieces and cook until both sides are golden brown. Remove chicken from the pan and set aside.
  4. Add remaining 1 tbsp vegetable oil to the pan (still over medium high heat) and add garlic and ginger. Cook for 1 minute and add onions, green and red bell pepper and shiitake mushrooms. Cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Return chicken to the pan and add sauce. Stir and coat vegetables and chicken for 1 minute and turn the heat off.
  6. Transfer to a plate or bowl and serve Szechuan chicken with a side of white rice.


This Szechuan Chicken Recipe will keep refrigerated for up to 3 days.

Keywords: recipe, Asian, easy

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