Velveting Chicken Breast, Chinese Restaurant Style Recipe

Velveting Chicken Breast, Chinese Restaurant Style Recipe

How To Make Velveting Chicken Breast, Chinese Restaurant Style

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Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 2 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 inch piece of ginger, grated
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup sliced carrots
  • 1/2 cup sliced bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup sliced onions


  1. Slice the chicken breasts into thin strips.

  2. In a bowl, mix together soy sauce, rice wine, cornstarch, sesame oil, sugar, and white pepper. Add the chicken strips and marinate for 10 minutes.

  3. In a wok or large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over high heat. Add the garlic and ginger and stir-fry for 30 seconds.

  4. Add the chicken strips and marinade to the wok and stir-fry until the chicken is no longer pink.

  5. Push the chicken to one side of the wok and add the broccoli, carrots, bell peppers, and onions. Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until the vegetables are tender-crisp.

  6. Pour in the chicken broth and cook for another 2 minutes until the sauce thickens.

  7. Serve the velveting chicken breast over steamed rice or noodles.


  • Calories : 220kcal
  • Total Fat : 8g
  • Saturated Fat : 1g
  • Cholesterol : 60mg
  • Sodium : 700mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 10g
  • Dietary Fiber : 2g
  • Sugar : 4g
  • Protein : 25g
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