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Sweet and Spicy Stir Fried Chicken

Total Time: 25 mins.
Prep Time: 15 mins.
Cook Time: 10 mins.
Serves: 6-8 servings


15mL (1 tbsp) cornstarch
15mL (1 tbsp) soy sauce
454g (1lb) chicken, cut in thin strips

175 mL (¾ cup) chicken stock
45mL (3 tbsp) rice vinegar
45mL (3 tbsp) brown sugar
15mL (1 tbsp) sesame oil
15mL (1 tbsp) hoisin sauce
30mL (2 tbsp) soy sauce
5mL (1 tsp) chili garlic sauce, or more to taste
15mL (1 tbsp) cornstarch
30mL (2 tbsp) canola oil, divided
1 bag Europe’s Best® Imperial Blend Vegetables, frozen
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 green onions, sliced
5mL (1 tsp) hot chili paste
½ bag Europe’s Best Asparagus Spears, cooked according to package directions and sliced in 1 ½” (7.5cm)
Green onions and cilantro for garnish


1.  Combine 1 tbsp each (15mL) cornstarch and soy sauce in medium bowl. 

2.  Add chicken and stir to combine. Set aside. 

3.  Combine ingredients for sauce and set aside. 

4.  Heat 1 tbsp (15mL) oil over high heat in large wok. 

5.  Add frozen vegetables. Stir fry until thawed, about 3 minutes. 

6.  Remove from wok and set aside. Carefully wipe woke dry. 

7.  Return wok to high heat and add remaining oil. 

8.  Add garlic, green onions and chili paste and stir fry until fragrant, about 1 minute. 

9.  Add chicken and stir fry until almost cooked, about 2 minutes. 

10.  Add sauce, vegetables and asparagus spears. 

11.  Bring to a boil and cook 1-2 minutes, or until sauce thickens. 

12.  Remove from heat and garnish with green onions and cilantro. 

13.  Serve over your favourite noodles or rice.