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Pea Shoots and Chicken in Garlic Sauce


Total Time: 25 min (Prep 10 min; Cook 15 min)

Yield: 4 servings




2 skinless, boneless chicken breast

halves - cut into thin strips

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 bunch pea shoots, trimmed

3/4 cup chicken broth

salt and black pepper to taste



Pea Shoots and Chicken in Garlic Sauce


1.Toss the strips of chicken breast with the cornstarch in a mixing bowl. Sprinkle with the sesame oil and toss until evenly mixed.


2.Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat. Stir in the chicken and cook until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant. Stir in the pea shoots just until wilted; pour in the chicken broth and bring to a simmer. Cook and stir a few minutes until the chicken broth has thickened. Season to taste with salt and pepper.