BRAISED CHICKEN WITH PEPPERS

Ingredients:

3 –        red peppers
1 – tblsp   oil
1 – tsp     salt
1 – lb      chicken meat
1 – oz      fresh ginger
2 – tblsp   oil
2 – tsp     sherry
1 – tsp     cornstarch
2 – tsp     soy sauce
pinch of brown sugar

Method :

Core the peppers and cut into thin rings. Fry in the oil and salt for 1 minute. Add 2 tablespoons water, bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 2 minutes. Drain.

Cut the chicken into 1 inch pieces. Chop the ginger finely, fry both chicken and ginger in oil for 1 minute. Add the sugar and sherry.

Mix the cornstarch to a smooth paste with the soy sauce and add to the pan. Heat gently, stirring until slightly thickend. Add the peppers and cook for 1 minute.

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