Mongolia is a country situated in central Asia, sharing borders with great empires of China and Russia. It is one of ancient countries of the world that has ties with old Mongol empire that was founded in 1206 by Genghis Khan. Mongolia is also known for variety of cuisines which is greatly influenced by Russian and Chinese cuisine. Most of these cuisines contain fatty foods and they use meat in almost all of their dishes. They do not prefer vegetables in their foods. Mongolian chicken is a very famous dish and is renowned in all around the world and is often served with rice.
Prep time: 35 minutes
Yield: 3 servings
chicken steak: 1/2 kilo
vegetable oil: 3 teaspoons
minced garlic: 1 tablespoon
soya sauce: 1/2 cup
vinegar: 2 tablespoons
Oil to fry: 1-1/2 cup
corn starch: 1/4 cup
fresh grated ginger paste: 1/2 teaspoon
water: 1/2 cup
brown sugar: 1/2 cup
spring onions: 3
Marinate all of the chicken steak pieces using corn starch.
Take a frying pan and add one and a half cup of oil and then heat it. Add ginger and garlic in it and fry for approx. 2 minutes.
Now in the same oil add water along with brown sugar, soya sauce and vinegar. Cook all of them together on medium flame for 3 minutes and then remove the mixture from frying pan.
If the oil in pan is not enough, add some more oil in it and then cook chicken steaks on low flame from all sides until they become crispy.
Now pour the sauce prepared in step 3 on cooked chicken steaks.
Take chopped spring onions and fry them until they get brownish. Now sprinkle them on the chicken steaks.
Your Mongolian chicken is ready to serve. Serve with rice.