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Chinese Chicken with Hoi Sin Sauce

Thin golden omelette encases a very quick stirfry of chicken, beansprouts, watercress, hoisin and soy - the stir-fry is done in the time it takes to do the omelette.



  • 1.

    Crack two eggs into a small bowl, and lightly beat in rice wine, salt, pepper. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a small nonstick frypan over high heat, swirling it around to coat the entire surface.

  • 2.

    Pour in the eggs and cook for 1 minute or until set. In the meantime, heat 1 tbsp oil in a small wok. Add the chicken and bean sprouts, tossing well. Add the hoisin, oyster and soy sauces, tossing well over high heat.

  • 3.

    Slide the omelette onto a serving plate. Top with the hoisin chicken and watercress, and roll up. Drizzle with hoisin sauce and scatter with spring onions and peanuts.


Jill's tips

Start with two hot pans with oil in them. The omelette is quite thin, so it will cook quickly in one pan, while I toss shredded cooked chicken, beansprouts, hoi sin and soy in a second pan.
Then the filling goes on the omelette and gets rolled up into a cylinder, drizzled with extra hoi sin and scattered with spring onions and peanuts.

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Andrew Graham

Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Other Whites are the best wines to pair with Chinese Chicken with Hoi Sin Sauce.


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