One of the most famous Chinese Sichuan style chicken salad--bon bon chicken. This spicy salad is featured by its unique spicy and numb, salt and slightly sour taste.
Main Course, Salad
1poundboneless chicken breast
2teaspoonsSichuan peppercorn powder
2tablespoonslight soy sauce
1tablespoonchopped spring onions
Prepare a large pot. Add cold water, ginger slices and the boneless chicken breast in. Bring all the content to a boiling for around 3~5 minutes and immediately lower down the fire to simmer for around 5 minutes. Use a chop sticker to test; stop the heating process until you can easy insert the chop sticker in.
Leave the pot covered around 10 minutes.
Cut shallots and the white part of spring onion into shreds. And then finely chop the green parts of spring onion.
Put all the seasoning and condiments in a large bowl to make the mala sauce.
Pour the cold water in a large pot and move the chicken meat from the heating pot to this one. Soak around 5~10 minutes or until the meat is totally cooled down. Then move out and drain.
Put the chicken meat in a plastic bag and beat with rolling pin from one side to another. Repeat the process for 2~3 times and then shred the chicken by hands.
Then mix with chicken shreds with sauce in the large bowl. And finally add cucumber and scallions in and mix evenly.
Top with chopped spring onions and its eating time.
Adjust the amount of chili oil and sesame oil accordingly if you do not like spicy taste that much.
Bon Bon Chicken (Bang Bang Chicken)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 513Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.