Szcheun Chicken
  • 2 whole chicken breasts
  • 3 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. monosodium glutamate (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 5 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 bunch green onions, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne
  1. Split the chicken breasts in half, then remove skin and bones. Cut the chicken into 1-1/2 inch cubes.
  2. Combine cornstarch and monosodium glutamate in a paper bag. Add the chicken pieces and toss lightly to coat.
  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add the chicken and minced garlic. Stir-fry until the chicken is lightly browned. Add soy sauce, vinegar, sugar and water to the skillet. Cover and cook for 3 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Uncover the skillet and add green onions and cayenne. Cook 2 minutes longer. Serves 4.