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Simple Stir Fried Malaysian Chicken

Simple ingredients of chicken, scallions, onion, garlic and ginger are brought to life with a hot chili sambal sauce in this delicious Stir Fried Malaysian Chicken recipe!

Looking for Malaysian recipes? Here is a good one! Simple ingredients of chicken, scallions, onion, garlic and ginger are brought to life with a hot chili sambal sauce in this delicious Stir Fried Malaysian Chicken recipe!

Remember how I told you about my obsession with hot chili sambal? I can’t even figure out what I was doing with my life before I found this stuff.

I love that it works just as well with chicken as it does with beef. Versatility is a requirement for any ingredient that is going to take up precious space in my fridge!

Searching for Malaysian Chicken recipes? Try this tasty one! Simple ingredients of chicken, scallions, onion, garlic and ginger are brought to life with a hot chili sambal sauce in this delicious Stir Fried Malaysian Chicken recipe!

You can pretty much put this stuff on ANYTHING and know the end result will be pure deliciousness.

If you are searching for easy Malaysian recipes, look no more. This Malaysian chicken recipe is incredibly simple and just calls for a few basic ingredients. You can pick up a jar of sambal at an Asian food supply store, or at a well stocked major supermarket.

Looking for Malaysian food recipes? Here is a great one! Simple ingredients of chicken, scallions, onion, garlic and ginger are brought to life with a hot chili sambal sauce in this delicious Stir Fried Malaysian Chicken recipe!

Everything else is pretty easy to come by: chicken, scallions, onion, garlic, ginger, sugar, rice vinegar and fish sauce.

If you aren’t already keeping a bottle of fish sauce in your pantry, you need to rethink your life decisions. I put fish sauce in everything from beef stew to Bloody Marys; it’s like the Worcestershire of the East.

Searching for simple Malaysian recipes? Try this one today! Simple ingredients of chicken, scallions, onion, garlic and ginger are brought to life with a hot chili sambal sauce in this delicious Stir Fried Malaysian Chicken recipe!

Make sure to put a pot of rice on to cook before you get going on the Malaysian stir fry. Nothing worse than letting your stir fry get cold while you wait on the rice!

Here’s a link to a post where I wrote about the easiest way to cook rice with perfect results every time. Trust me, once you try it you’ll never use another method!

Need a chicken recipe Malaysia? Here you go! Simple ingredients of chicken, scallions, onion, garlic and ginger are brought to life with a hot chili sambal sauce in this delicious Stir Fried Malaysian Chicken recipe!

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Simple ingredients of chicken, scallions, onion, garlic and ginger are brought to life with a hot chili sambal sauce in this delicious Malaysian chicken stir fry recipe!

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Simple Stir Fried Malaysian Chicken Recipe

Chicken, scallions, onion, garlic and ginger are brought to life with a hot chili sambal sauce in this delicious Stir Fried Malaysian Chicken recipe!
4.6 from 14 votes
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 395kcal
Author: The Wanderlust Kitchen
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Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 pounds boneless - skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce - divided
  • 2 tablespoons hot chili sambal - divided
  • 1 tablespoon sesame or vegetable oil
  • 1 large yellow onion - roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1 cup sliced scallions

Instructions

  • Toss the chicken pieces with 2 tablespoons of fish sauce and 1 tablespoon of hot chili sambal.
  • Heat the oil in a large wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot and shimmering, add the chicken and brown for 4 minutes on one side.
  • Stir the chicken and add the onion to the pan. Stir-fry the chicken and onions for 2 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, whisk together the sugar, vinegar, water, garlic, ginger, and remaining 1 tablespoon of fish sauce and 1 tablespoon of chili sambal.
  • Pour the sauce into the pan and add the scallions. Cook for 2 more minutes to soften the scallions. Serve hot with lots of jasmine rice.

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Nutrition Facts
Simple Stir Fried Malaysian Chicken Recipe
Serving Size
 
1 serving
Amount per Serving
Calories
395
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
11
g
17
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
7
g
Cholesterol
 
169
mg
56
%
Sodium
 
1288
mg
56
%
Carbohydrates
 
8
g
3
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
63
g
126
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Anetta

Hi, I'm Anetta! Welcome to The Wanderlust Kitchen, where I share recipes and travel stories from all around the world. Here you'll find a world of recipes you can have confidence in. These recipes celebrate authentic food heritage as well as modern techniques and ingredients. I believe that food brings us together as much as it sets us apart. Be brave, try something new!

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Comments:

  1. I might also add, this may be “simple” malaysian chicken, but there is nothing simple about its flavor! So tasty! Could drink that juice! 🙂 Oh wait, I did!

  2. This was soooooooo good! Even my husband gave it thumbs up, and sometimes his nose is afraid of fish sauce. I LOVE FISH SAUCE similar to a religion. Very good recipe….gives the thai chicken bake a run for its money….love both of these recipes so much, thanks!

  3. Oh I haven’t had hot chili sambal before. But I can pretty much guarantee that I’m going to like it! This stir fry looks perfect!