Mongolian Chicken Tips
Can you use different cuts of chicken to make Mongolian chicken?
Mongolian chicken is commonly made by cutting boneless, skinless chicken breasts into thin strips, but you could also make this dish with chicken tenderloins or make it a chicken thigh recipe
. Regardless of what cut of chicken you use, make sure it’s cut into small, even pieces so the sauce coats each bite.
How can you adjust the spice level in Mongolian chicken?
Mongolian chicken gets its spice from Mongolian fire oil, a sesame oil infused with chili peppers and other aromatic ingredients. To increase the spice level, add fresh chilies, spicy chili crisp
, your favorite chili paste or hot sauce like Sriracha
. For less spice, substitute sesame oil for the fire oil.
What do you serve with Mongolian chicken?
Serve Mongolian chicken with other homemade Asian recipes
like egg rolls, steamed dumplings, lo mein or chow mein noodles, steamed rice, fried rice or stir-fried vegetables.
How long will leftover Mongolian chicken last?
Mongolian chicken lasts for 3 to 4 days when stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.—Lindsay Mattison, Taste of Home Contributing Writer
Nutrition Facts: 1-1/2 cups equals 376 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 651mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 3g fiber), 38g protein.