Honey-Ginger Chicken

adapted from Better Homes and Gardens’ “Fast & Simple Stir-Fry”

12  oz  chicken, cut in 1″ slices
2  Tbsp soy sauce
1  Tbsp honey
1  Tbsp sherry
1  tsp cornstarch
1/2  tsp five-spice powder
oil for stir-frying
2  tsp ginger, fresh or crystallized, minced or grated
4  cloves garlic, sliced or minced
2  med onions, cut into thin wedges
2  med zucchini, halved & sliced
cooked rice
Directions

  1. Stir soy sauce, honey, sherry, cornstarch & five-spice powder together.
  2. Pour oil into skillet or wok to coat lightly. Preheat over med-high heat.
  3. Stir-fry ginger and garlic for 15 seconds.
  4. Add onions, stir-fry for 3-4 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Remove from pan.
  5. Add zucchini, stir-fry for 3-4 minutes, or until crisp-tender. Remove from pan.
  6. Add chicken, stir-fry for 2-3 minutes, or until no longer pink. Push to edge of pan.
  7. Stir sauce & add to center of pan. Cook & stir until thick & bubbly.
  8. Return onions & zucchini to pan. Stir all ingredients together to coat with sauce. Cook & stir for 1-2 minutes more or until heated thru.
  9. Serve with rice.
  • This is good using a chili-flavored oil for stir-frying.
  • You can substitute other vegetables for the zucchini.

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