Hoisin Explosion Chicken

Hoisin Explosion Chicken

Servings 4
Calories 270kcal


  • 1 lb chicken breast boneless, skinless
  • 1 tbsp egg whites
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 4 ½ tsp shaoxing rice wine
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 3 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tsp ginger soy sauce less sodium
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tbsp ginger root
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 sweet green pepper medium
  • 8 oz bamboo shoots


  • Combine the chicken egg white, cornstarch, 1 ½ tsp rice wine, ¼ tsp of the salt, 1 ½ tsp cold water and stir.
  • Put the chicken uncovered in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • In a separate bowl, combine hoisin sauce, soy sauce, and 1 tbsp rice wine.
  • In a saucepan bring 1 quart water to a boil.
  • Add 1 tbsp of oil and reduce the heat to low.
  • When water is barely simmering add the chicken, stirring to prevent clumping.
  • Cook 1 minute until opaque but not cooked through. Drain chicken in a colander.
  • Heat a wok or skillet over high heat.
  • Swirl in 1 tbsp oil, add ginger, garlic, and red pepper flakes and stir-fry 10 seconds until fragrant.
  • Add the bell peppers, sprinkle on the ¼ tsp of salt and stir-fry 30 seconds.
  • Add the chicken and bamboo shoots.
  • Swirl the hoisin mixture in and stir-fry 1-2 minutes until chicken is cooked.


Nutrition Facts
Hoisin Explosion Chicken
Amount Per Serving (231 g)
Calories 270 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1.5g9%
Cholesterol 85mg28%
Sodium 650mg28%
Potassium 786mg22%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 28g56%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 0.88mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



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