String Bean Chicken



2 tablespoons corn starch

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon sugar

1 tablespoon toasted seasame oil


1 teaspoon peanut oil

1 chicken breast, chopped into cubes or slices

1/2 cup water, divided

1/2 onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic

1 cup green beans, chopped into 2 inch pieces

1/2 red bell pepper, chopped into 1 inch pieces

add salt to taste




Mix all marinade ingredients and add to chicken. Marinate for 15 minutes to 12 hours depending on how much time you have.

Place lidded skillet or wok over med high heat, once hot add chicken and cook through. 3-5 minutes. remove chicken to a bowl and set aside.

Add a few tablespoons of water to the pan to deglaze then add onion and garlic. Cook for about three minutes until the onion is slightly translucent.

Add green beans and bell pepper to the pan, continue to cook for several minutes more before adding several tablespoons of water and covering the pan. cook 3 minutes, stir, add more water if needed and cover again. cook 2 minutes and then reintroduce the chicken. Cook for 3-5 minutes more.

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