Jamaican Chinese Recipes

Jamaican Chinese Spicy Malah Chicken Recipe

Spicy Malah Chicken Recipe
Written by David Lee

This one of my favorites to cook especially when I need something quickly. Enjoy my Spicy Malah Chicken Recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast , skinless
  • 1 medium onion
  • Red bell pepper
  • Green bell pepper
  • 2 or 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • Ginger
  • Vinegar
  • Scotch Bonnet pepper
  • Oil
  • Chicken broth
  • Cornstarch
  • Soy sauce
  • Oyster sauce
  • Sesame seed oil

Method

  1. Cut chicken in 3 layers, then across in 1-1/2 inch strips.
  2. Season with oil and soy sauce.
  3. Cut onion lengthwise into four quarters.
  4. Cut Bell peppers into 2-inch triangles.
  5. Cut 3 thin slices of ginger.
  6. Half Scotch Bonnet cut in small strips, using seeds if desired.
  7. In a wok, over high heat, add oil, when smoking appears, add the garlic
  8. As soon as the garlic browns, remove from pan and discard.
  9. Add the onions, bell peppers and ginger.
  10. Stir-fry these ingredients, and then remove them and set aside.
  11. Add the chicken, little at a time, brown, take out and set aside.
  12. Still over high heat, add the chicken and the onion/bell pepper mixture and the Scotch Bonnet pepper, and about 5 tablespoons of chicken broth.
  13. While stirring, add 2 tablespoons each of oyster sauce and vinegar.
  14. Cook 1 – 2 minutes, then add cornstarch/water mixture to thicken liquid to desired consistency, Add two tablespoons sesame seed oil.
  15. Turn off heat.
  16. Stir to coat evenly.
  17. Serve hot.

About the author

David Lee