Ma Po Chicken 麻婆鸡片

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This is a quick, spicy and flavourful chicken dish made with the ready-made Lee Kum Kee Ma Po sauce, and best served warm with steamed white rice.

  • 170 g Chicken breast
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Egg white
  • 1/2 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1 stalk Spring onion
  • ½ Red bell pepper
  • 60 g Lee Kum Kee Ma Po sauce
  • 1 tbsp Salad oil
  1. Clean the chicken breast and slice them thinly. Add in salt, egg white and cornstarch. Cut the spring onions into chunks and the bell pepper into pieces.
  2. Heat up a wok with oil, stir in the sliced chicken. Add in the spring onions, bell pepper pieces and Mapo sauce. Stir until all the ingredients are well-combined and cooked.

49 comments:

Biren 9/2/10 14:35

That looks really appetizing...the kind of dish that will make you eat lots of rice.

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ValleyWriter 9/2/10 14:50

I am totally on a spicy kick lately (as evidenced by my last post) - this looks so good!

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Jagruti 9/2/10 15:23

Pics looks so colourful and hot spicy..

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KennyT 9/2/10 15:26

U use Lee Kum Kee sauce too!

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Anncoo 9/2/10 15:28

WOW! You make me hungry again. I going to cook this for sure.

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Bob 9/2/10 15:36

That sounds wicked good. I need to get me some ma po sauce.

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Pei-Lin@Dodol and Mochi 9/2/10 15:42

麻婆雞 sounds like an interesting dish inspired by 麻婆豆腐! Good on rice! Would love to try yours, hehehe ...

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Happy Cook 9/2/10 15:49

That bean paste is in my list for buying when i go to the asian store next time.
Beautiful and so so delicous looking. Wish i had this with rice right now.

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wenn 9/2/10 15:51

looks so yummy! love it!

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3 hungry tummies 9/2/10 15:54

wow such wonderful photos! I'll order it if it is on the menu!

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lululu 9/2/10 15:57

i have only used this sauce for tofu. great idea to cook meat with it!

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Priya 9/2/10 16:00

Wow i can find this mapo sauce very easily here, this mapo chicken sounds tempting and eyecatching...looks delicious...

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Pavithra 9/2/10 16:10

Looks toooooooooooooo tempting wonderful click and color...

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Cheah 9/2/10 16:22

Another mouth watering dish from you, Angie! Love your pics!

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zurin 9/2/10 16:28

oh i like lee kum kees sauces too!!! that dish looks so ready for me!

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Nostalgia 9/2/10 16:38

Yum! That's mouth watering, lipsmacking good.

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Vrinda 9/2/10 16:52

Looks sooo perfect and mouthwatering...

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Sinful Southern Sweets 9/2/10 17:22

I've got to find that bean paste!! That looks fabulous!

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Heavenly Housewife 9/2/10 17:37

How delicious daaaaaaahing. I am so ready to eat it :)
*kisses* HH

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Pink Panda 9/2/10 18:22

I LOVE MA PO anything. It looks easy enough to make as well!

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Mausi 9/2/10 18:35

This looks really good and easy enough for me to cook! But how do you cut the chicken so thin? It is amazing how thin you can slice the chicken!

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Gulmohar 9/2/10 18:39

awww what a color..got to buy this bean sauce soon..got to try a couple of recipes incl this one :-)

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Angie's Recipes 9/2/10 18:51

Thank you, guys, for taking time visiting my blog!
@Mausi:A sharp knife or you could try freezing the chicken for 10 minutes, until slightly firm, will do the trick.

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Sook 9/2/10 21:57

Oh wow, this looks way good! Love the color. I'll have to look for the sauce!

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Chow and Chatter 9/2/10 22:17

oh wow I need to get me some of this next time i am in the Asian store delicious

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5 Star Foodie 9/2/10 22:23

This chicken sounds wonderful, very flavorful with this spicy bean sauce!

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MaryMoh 9/2/10 23:03

Ma Po chicken...yum! Looks very delicious. It's one of my top favourite Chinese dish. It gives the kick and the punch! I love Lee Kum Kee sauces.

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My Little Space 9/2/10 23:28

I've never try the LKK hot bean sauce! I've seen them. I bet it is spicy flavourful. Btw, wishing you Happy Chinese New Year & Happy Velentine's Day! May you've a fabulous time.
祝你 : 新年快樂 身體健康 萬事如意! 恭喜 恭喜! ^_^
Best wishes, Kristy

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doggybloggy 10/2/10 00:46

I HAVE SOME OF THIS SAUCE! I never really knew what to do with it - thanks

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Catherine 10/2/10 01:45

Oooh, this looks sooo yummy! I have to make this soon!

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A Full-Timed Housefly 10/2/10 04:36

This looks fabulous ! Are you going home for CNY ? Wishing you and your family a happy and healthy new year with all your dreams come true.

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Ellie 10/2/10 06:11

This recipe is so appetizing. Love the flavour and colour of the dish.

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Peanutts 10/2/10 09:43

yummmmmmmmmm, never tried bean paste, but your dish looks very tempting

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Tina 10/2/10 10:33

So spicy and colourful chicken...

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Trissa 10/2/10 13:36

I've heard about Ma Po Tofu but not chicken - that sounds even better to me.

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tasteofbeirut 11/2/10 03:46

I am intrigued by this bottled sauce~ I love spicy anything too and with the chicken it is an easy choice!

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nora@ffr 11/2/10 07:18

angie!! this sure look sooo delicious!! was having some prob with my internet connection all these days :( but now all fixed and ready to prepare all these yummy dishes :)
cheers!!

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Christine 11/2/10 08:00

Love the Map Po sauce. That's great to cook with chicken, spicy and addictive. Wonderful creation.

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alwayswinner786 11/2/10 11:46

Wow! It's mouthwatering... Saucy and delicious hard to resist!

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♥peachkins♥ 11/2/10 14:53

I've only heard of Ma Po Tofu!This is delicious..

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Katy ~ 11/2/10 21:05

This is a food of love. Wow!

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Ivy 11/2/10 22:27

Looks delicious and mouthwatering.

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tigerfish 12/2/10 09:38

Another recipe I can try with spicy bean paste. I usually just use that paste for Mapo Tofu.

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Jo 12/2/10 11:56

Angie, how interesting that you used this particular sauce for chicken. I've only tried it on tofu todate but this version looks really good.

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Rosa's Yummy Yums 12/2/10 12:18

A wonderful dish! I love black bean sauce!

Cheers,

Rosa

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Elin 12/2/10 15:11

I must try this ma po sauce by LKK . Thanks for sharing this recipe Angie :)

' Gong Xi Fa Cai' to you and family :)

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Cookin' Canuck 13/2/10 19:27

This is positively mouth-watering. Beautiful colors and great flavor combination - not to mention that fact that it's quick.

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Anonymous 11/8/11 20:55

I Googled "ma po chicken" and this blog was the first one to pop up. I'm so glad I found it!

This chicken recipe is very quick, delicious and looks pretty! I used skinless, boneless chicken thighs since I think breast meat can be a little stringy. Other than that, I followed the recipe as is.

Adding to my collection of food blog bookmarks! Thanks!

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