Dry-Fried Shredded Chicken And Bamboo Shoots 干煸鸡丝

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Dry-frying (干煸 gān biān), one of six uniquely Szechuan cooking techniques, means food cut into thin sticks stirred continually in a wok with a very small amount of oil over a medium high flame until the food is dried out slightly, browned.

Sichuan cuisine is a style of Chinese cuisine originating in Sichuan Province of southwestern China is famed for bold flavors, particularly the spiciness resulting from liberal use of chilis and "numb" or "tingling" flavor of the Sichuan peppercorn.
  • 250 g Roast chicken left-over
  • 100 g Bamboo shoots

  • Dried red chillies
  • 30 g Jiafan rice wine
  • 15 g Maggi sauce
  • little of chicken bouillon
  • A little of salt
  • 1 stalk Green onion
  • Some cooking oil
  1. Shred the chicken, bamboo shoots and dried chillies. Combine together maggi sauce, rice wine and salt in a small bowl. Heat some oil in the skillet until hot. Add in shredded dried chillies and fry until fragrant. Remove the dried chillies and reserve for the later use. Add in shredded chicken and cook until the chicken have released the oil. Add in the prepared dresing and shredded bamboo shoots.
  2. Continue stir-frying 1-2 minutes. Return the fried chillies, and season the mixture with pinch of chicken bouillon. Toss until well combined. Sprinkle the spring onions over and transfer to a serving plate.

Dry-Fried Shredded Chicken And Bamboo Shoots 干煸鸡丝 on Foodista

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Heavenly Housewife 18/11/09 19:33

This looks like a beautiful dish. It looks very healthy and I like it that there aren't too many ingredients.

Abhilash 18/11/09 20:45

We also prepare similar recipe in India but that is using beef meat rather than chicken.

dry fried chicken looks good and delicious.

kothiyavunu 18/11/09 20:45

Simply delicious and lipsmacking chicken!!

Nostalgia 18/11/09 21:47

Great pictures as usual.. and I am sure the dish is too. Thanks for sharing.

pigpigscorner 18/11/09 22:00

Oh my..this looks so appetising!

Avisha 18/11/09 22:16

My first time here, reading this recipe makes me think I should go home and prepare Dry Fried shredded Chicken with bamboo shoots.Lovely pics.

Priya 18/11/09 22:18

Awesome and cant resist to those gorgeous clicks..delicious dish..

Erica 18/11/09 22:49

Nice pictures, Angie! What a beautiful dish!I just love your site.

Vrinda 18/11/09 22:52

Those pics r making me hungry..sounds like a yummy combo...

Chow and Chatter 18/11/09 23:49

oh yummy love your recipes and the pictures are looking so good

KennyT 19/11/09 00:19

Love the use of Sichuan peppercorn in this dish!

My Little Space 19/11/09 01:55

There's always fresh bamboo shoots avaible at the wet market. But seldom buy them. This recipe sounds great! Sound try out soon.

The Little Teochew 19/11/09 02:11

Really delicious! I didn't know this was one of the main styles of Szechuan cooking. Interesting! How much Maggi sauce is required, Angie? I would like to try this the next time I have leftover roast chicken too :)

Art and Appetite 19/11/09 02:43


I finally got to your website. I'm using the desktop right now and it is now working. I'm still having problems with my lap top.

Anyways, this looks soooooo mouthwatering. Very savory. Hmmmm, I wonder if this would be great with artificial chicken. I'd love love to try.

Thanks Angie for sharing.

cheah 19/11/09 03:14

Very lovely pictures. Seldom eat Szechuan dishes, should try this out.

wenn 19/11/09 03:51

congrats..i like dry-fried food..

Cinnamon-Girl Reeni♥ 19/11/09 03:59

I love Sichuan! This looks delicious, Angie! I still have to find the Maggi sauce.

A Full-Timed Housefly 19/11/09 05:04

Give me a BIG plate of this , Angie ! I want extra roasted chicken and extra chilli :D

Donna-FFW 19/11/09 05:12

I have never heard of this method of cooking..dry fried. Interesting! The dish sounds terrific!

zurin 19/11/09 05:45

that a very attractive dish and healthy looking . Wish I could have a bite right now. :)

Sarah 19/11/09 05:58

Beautiful and simply prepared. I love it!

Chef E 19/11/09 06:20

What a beautiful picture, the colors and flavors, I can almost taste that! I saw you on FB!

Tina 19/11/09 10:03

Superb dear...Luv chinese food...looks fantastic and mouthwatering....Nice clicks as usual....

Angie's Recipes 19/11/09 10:38

@The Little Teochew:Oops, it's 15 grams. I must have missed it out when I copied and pasted from my recipes notebook.
@Art and Appetite:I am so happy to see you back. :-))
@Chef E:You are there too? I must go and check it out!
@Donna-FFW:You would love Szechuan food, they are HOT!

Thanks a bunch, friends, I am off now to yoga, come back soon to reply. Thanks again!

Happy cook 19/11/09 11:49

So so beautiful and delicous. I always love you pile up your food, that looks so so professional.

Nat 19/11/09 15:22

Angie, you have plated this so beautifully...your cooking/ baking is always pure perfection...!

Bob 19/11/09 15:55

That looks wicked good, I love Szechuan cooking! There was a restaurant near an old apartment of mine that specialized in it, it was awesome.

ICook4Fun 19/11/09 17:08

I am a big fan of Szechuan food because of it spiciness. This is so beautifully done by you. You mentioned maggi sauce in the recipe. May I know what is that?

nora@ffr 19/11/09 17:29

i love spicy dishes like this. specially with chicken :) love to try it!! sound delicious!

Catherine 19/11/09 21:36

Wow this looks amazing! Fantastic, the pictures look so good! :)

Sophie 19/11/09 21:52

MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM,....what a yummie & tasty looking dish!
I so love it, Angie!

Beachlover 19/11/09 23:34

your stir-fry always look super delicious!!

Velva 20/11/09 00:40

This dish is proof that simple is best. Fresh, healthy and delicious with just a few ingredients.

Velva 20/11/09 00:40

By the way, I like your new blog header!

Divina Pe 20/11/09 02:13

Looks great. Easy, simple but delicious.

5 Star Foodie 20/11/09 03:17

The shredded chicken sounds so yummy with bamboo shoots!

Angie, I got your message on Facebook and haven't had time to respond yet, I will send you an email with details.

Ivy 20/11/09 07:14

I have never had bamboo shoots before but the dish sounds delicious!!

the ungourmet 20/11/09 08:09

This looks so delicious! I love bamboo shoots! The whole dish looks so bright and full of wonderful flavor!

Katy ~ 20/11/09 10:26

Angie, I just love this kind of cooking, a few fresh ingredients and the spicy flavors that I enjoy. I like that this uses roasted chicken; a good way to present a leftover. Beautiful pix!

Gulmohar 20/11/09 17:25

What a beautiful dish...awesome clicks too :-)

Elin 22/11/09 09:52

Angie, this is a dish I would love to have it served for dinner...it must be very tasty with the bamboo shoots and sichuan peppercorn. Thanks for sharing...your photos make me want to cook this dish :)

Viviane 22/11/09 17:22

Seems delicious! I have eaten Chicken with bamboo shoots many times at the Chinese restaurant but never thought it to be easy to make

Another Kentucky Innkeeper 25/11/09 13:00

I have absolutely got to try this. It looks scrumptuous! And your photos are great. The food looks so tempting.

Kristanna 13/2/10 06:52

Wow. Great review. I found the video very informative. I didn't realize bamboo shoots were so much work. I've developed a whole new appreciation for bamboo shoots.
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