Sichuan Mouthwatering Chicken with Smashed Cucumber

5/5 from 3 Customers
Loading...

Hot chillies and Sichuan pepper feature in much of the cooking in the Sichuan province of China - folklore says that Sichuan's high humidity and cold, often rainy weather offer an explanation for the local taste for spicy foods. Mouthwatering chicken is one of the most popular dishes of Sichuan and a perfect balance of tongue-tingling textures and flavours.

Save 20% when you buy 6 or more Easy Kits (in any combination)!

5 mins

50 mins

3/5

Email Shopping List
In stock
£3.25

Share this with someone

Hot chillies and Sichuan pepper feature in much of the cooking in the Sichuan province of China - folklore says that Sichuan's high humidity and cold, often rainy weather offer an explanation for the local taste for spicy foods. Mouthwatering chicken is one of the most popular dishes of Sichuan and a perfect balance of tongue-tingling textures and flavours.

Recipe

5 mins

50 mins

3/5

Serves

4

Effort

Medium Effort

Main Ingredient

Chicken

Dietary

Dairy Free

Dairy Free

Taste Profile

Meal Taste

Hot

Origin

Popular Style

Chinese

Country

China

  • Chilli Oil Blend: chilli, Sichuan pepper
  • Chicken Stock Blend: ginger, star anise, chives
  • Aromatic Spices: ginger, garlic, star anise, cassia, white pepper, mild chilli flakes
  • Sesame Seeds: white SESAME

May contain traces of celery and mustard. Allergens are listed in CAPITALS

  • 4 chicken legs or large thighs
  • 1 bunch of spring onions
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce (any type)
  • 3 tbsp vinegar (white wine or cider vinegar is best)
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 300g jasmine or standard long grain rice
  • 100ml oil (sunflower or vegetable oil is best)
  • Large lidded pan
  • Small saucepan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Measuring jug
  • Sieve

Product Rating (3):

5/5

Was unsure about how this would turn out as there were a couple of bits in the recipe which were not the way I would usually handle the ingredients. But then that’s the point! Really unusual dish and the whole family loved it.

Aradhna Morton View More

It's great to hear that this dish was a pleasant surprise and went down a treat with the whole family!

5/5

Very tasty and tender. I was nicely surprised with the meal. :)

Ivan Cizmak View More

We're so glad to hear that this dish was a pleasant surprise - happy spicing!

5/5

Very tasty the chicken was so tender and the rice cooked in stock delicious. The sauce had a really fresh taste. Certainly a good way to wake up the taste buds!

Alice Divall View More

We're so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the flavours in this dish - mouthwatering by name and mouthwatering by nature!

Write your Review

We love to hear what everyone has been saying about our products! Uploading a picture is optional, although if you do it will be automatically uploaded to our Wall of Fame and you'll be in with the chance of winning our monthly prize!

Sorry, not all fields are filled out. Please check and try again.
Please check the "I'm not a robot" box
Sorry your image was less than 400px in height or width. Please try another image;
Sorry, you haven't cropped your image yet! Please click and drag a box over your image to set the crop.

Your Details

Your Picture

No photo to upload? Just click Next!

To crop your image, draw a box on your picture to select what part of the image you want to be uploaded. When you're happy, press next to tell us about your meal!

Maximum file size 8mb

Your Review

By clicking 'finish and upload' you are agreeing to our privacy policy and also giving us permission to potentially use your photos on our social media channels and printed material. We will create an account for you if you do not already have one so you can manage your Wall of Fame uploads online.

Wall of Fame - Sichuan Mouthwatering Chicken with Smashed Cucumber