Mongolian Chicken PT30M https://img3.recipesrun.com/201907/2019/1108/21/4/073230/300x200x90.jpg This Mongolian chicken is crispy slices of chicken breast stir fried in a sweet and savory sauce. A restaurant favorite that tastes even better when you make it at home! 4 servings Ingredients: salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup green onions cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/3 cup water 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil 1 tsp. minced ginger 1 1/2 tsp. minced garlic 3 tbsp. vegetable oil 1/4 cup + 2 teaspoons cornstarch divided use 1 1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast thinly sliced
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Mongolian Chicken

This Mongolian chicken is crispy slices of chicken breast stir fried in a sweet and savory sauce. A restaurant favorite that tastes even better when you make it at home!
01 Information
  • Grade easy
  • Serving 4 servings
  • Calorie 452 Kcal
  • Prep Time 10 Mins
  • Cook Time 20 Mins
  • Total Time 30 Mins
02 Ingredients
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1/2 cup green onions cut into 1 inch pieces
    • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
    • 1/3 cup water
    • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
    • 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil
    • 1 tsp. minced ginger
    • 1 1/2 tsp. minced garlic
    • 3 tbsp. vegetable oil
    • 1/4 cup + 2 teaspoons cornstarch divided use
    • 1 1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast thinly sliced
03 Method
  • Step 1
    Place the chicken and 1/4 cup cornstarch in a resealable plastic bag, shake to coat evenly.
  • Step 2
    Heat the vegetable oil in a large pan over high heat.
  • Step 3
    Add the chicken to the pan in a single layer and season to taste with salt and pepper (keeping in mind the sauce has plenty of salt in it!).
  • Step 4
    Cook for 3-4 minutes per side or until browned. Cook in multiple batches if needed.
  • Step 5
    Remove the chicken from the pan and place on a plate lined with paper towels.
  • Step 6
    Add the garlic and ginger to the pan and cook for 30 seconds. Add the soy sauce, sesame oil, water and brown sugar to the pan and bring to a simmer.
  • Step 7
    Mix the 2 teaspoons of cornstarch with 1 tablespoon of cold water. Add the cornstarch to the sauce and bring to a boil; boil for 30-60 seconds until just thickened.
  • Step 8
    Add the chicken and green onions to the pan and toss to coat with the sauce. Serve over rice if desired.
04 Author
Ellie Ellie
1078 Recipes
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