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Trini Chinese Food Recipe



CHICKEN INGREDIENTS

Chicken - 2 1/2 lbs

Five spice powder - 1 tbsp

All purpose Chinese seasoning - 1/2 tsp

Oil for frying

METHOD

  1. Divide into quarters.

  2. Wash, clean and pat dry chicken.

  3. In a bowl add chicken, five spice powder and all purpose Chinese seasoning & mix well.

  4. Let marinate in refrigerator for 4-6 hours or overnight.

  5. Heat oil to 350°F.

  6. Fry chicken for 10-12 minutes depending on size.

  7. Let drain on a wire rack and cool.

SAUCE INGREDIENTS

Oyster sauce - 3 tbsp

Ketchup - 1 tbsp

Water - 4 tbsp

Cornstarch - 1 tsp

Minced ginger - 1 tsp

Minced garlic - 1 tsp

Sesame oil - 2 tbsp

METHOD

  1. Mix oyster sauce, ketchup, water and cornstarch.

  2. Sauté ginger and garlic in sesame oil over medium heat.

  3. Add oyster mixture to pan and cook for 2 minutes.

  4. Set aside.

CHUNKY VEGETABLES INGREDIENTS

Broccoli - 1/2 cup small florets

Cauliflower - 1/2 cup small florets

Carrots - 1 cup thinly sliced

Cabbage - 1 1/2 cups (1" pieces)

Garlic - 1 tsp minced

Ginger - 1 tsp minced

Sesame oil - 1/4 cup

All purpose Chinese seasoning - 1 tbsp

METHOD

  1. Heat sesame oil over medium heat to high heat.

  2. Add garlic and ginger and cook for 2 minutes.

  3. Add remaining ingredients and mix until all is coated in sesame oil.

  4. Cover and let braise for 3-5 minutes.

  5. Remove cover and check to see if vegetables are cooked.

  6. If not cooked, lower heat, cover and let cook an additional 2-3 minutes.

NOODLES INGREDIENTS

Noodles - 400 grams

Carrots - 2 cups thinly sliced

Christophine - 1 cup thinly sliced

Sweet peppers - 1 cup thinly sliced (optional)

Ginger - 1 tsp minced

Garlic - 1 tsp minced

Oyster sauce - 1/3 cup

Sesame oil - 1/4 cup

METHOD

  1. Heat sesame oil over medium heat.

  2. Add ginger and garlic and cook for 2 minutes.

  3. Add carrots and christophine, cover and cook for 5 minutes.

  4. Remove cover and add oyster sauce.

  5. Cover and set aside.

  6. Boil noodles until al dente.

  7. Strain and immediately add to vegetables. ​


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