Chinese Cuisine

Mongolian Chicken

A sweet and savoury dish from Cantonese cuisine consisting flavours of ginger-garlic soy and chicken accompanied by Jasmine rice.

Serves 1 potion


1⁄4 cup cornstarch

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1⁄2 tsp ginger, minced

1 tbsp garlic, minced

4 tbsp soy sauce

½ cup low sodium chicken stock

2 tbsp brown sugar

1 tsp toasted sesame oil

4 scallions, chopped bite size


  1. In a bowl, mix chicken pieces with cornstarch until all the pieces are evenly coated.
  2. In a pan over high heat, add oil and when the oil is hot, add chicken. Cook until chicken is cooked through (about 4 minutes).
  3. Add garlic and ginger and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add soy sauce, chicken stock and brown sugar and cook for 3-4 minutes, until sauce thickens.
  5. Turn the heat off, add sesame oil and scallions. Stir well and serve with white jasmine rice.