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This Szechuan Chicken Dish Will Certainly Spice Up Your Life

Packed with flavor.

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Talk about burn your socks off! But, the flavor in this dish will literally take you to new places.

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Here's what you will need:

Marinade Ingredients:

* 3 tsp of corn starch

* 1 tsp of salt

* 1 Tbsp. of rice wine

* 1/2 tsp of white pepper

* 1 Tbsp. of soy sauce

* 1 shredded scallion

* 2 slices of ginger

* 4 chicken thighs, chopped into bite-sized pieces

Other Ingredients:

* Vegetable oil for frying

* 2 Tbsp. of Szechuan peppercorn

* 5 dried red chilies, chopped

* 50 whole dried red chilies

* 4 slices of ginger

* 1 scallion, chopped

* 1/3 cup of peanuts

* 1/2 tsp of sugar

* 1/2 Tbsp. of rice wine

* 1 Tbsp of sesame oil

* Chopped scallions as garnish


Combine marinade ingredients in a bowl, add the chopped chicken. Marinate for 10 minutes.

In about 1 1/2" of oil, fry the chicken until browned and crispy. Remove and set aside.

Heat oil in a wok or a large pan. Add the Szechuan peppercorn and dried red chilies. Fry until fragrant. Add the rest of the dried red chilies, ginger, scallion, and peanuts. Fry for a minute. Add the fried chicken pieces, sugar, rice wine and sesame oil. Toss to coat.

Garnish with chopped scallions. Enjoy!

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