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Minute Chicken is worth time to track down sauces

By Betty Shimabukuro

POSTED: 03:23 p.m. HST, Feb 26, 2014

~~<p>Minute chicken is on the menu of just about any Chinese restaurant yet seems a dish loosely defined. The only requirement is that the chicken be cut small enough to cook quickly -- in a minute, literally -- which really is true of most stir-fries.</p>
<p><span style="font-size: 12px;">From restaurant to restaurant, from published recipe to recipe, you'll find variations. The base can be oyster sauce, bean sauce, chicken broth or something spicier. The chicken can be stir-fried or quickly deep-fried. It is often served over noodles but sometimes over rice.</span></p>
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Minute chicken is on the menu of just about any Chinese restaurant yet seems a dish loosely defined. The only requirement is that the chicken be cut small enough to cook quickly -- in a minute, literally -- which really is true of most stir-fries.

From restaurant to restaurant, from published recipe to recipe, you'll find variations. The base can be oyster sauce, bean sauce, chicken broth or something spicier. The chicken can be stir-fried or quickly deep-fried. It is often served over noodles but sometimes over rice. Login for more...



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