How to Make Delicious Chicken with Scallions: A Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I use chicken breast instead of thigh for this recipe?
A: Yes, chicken breast can be used, but thigh meat tends to be juicier and more flavorful.

Q: How long should the chicken be marinated?
A: Marinate the chicken for at least 30 minutes for the best flavor absorption.

Q: Is it necessary to use both light and dark soy sauce?
A: Yes, light soy sauce adds saltiness, while dark soy sauce gives a richer color and slightly sweeter taste.

Chicken Stir-Fry with Scallions


  • 500g chicken thigh meat
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp cooking wine
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 10g chopped scallions
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  1. Remove the skin from the chicken thighs and cut into small pieces.
  2. Marinate the chicken with 1 tbsp cooking wine, cornstarch, black pepper, and salt. Mix well and let it sit for 30 minutes.
  3. Mix together 2 tbsp light soy sauce, 1 tbsp oyster sauce, and 1/2 tbsp sugar. Set aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a pan and stir-fry the chicken pieces.
  5. Add the sauce mixture and cook on high heat until the sauce thickens.
  6. Sprinkle chopped scallions over the chicken.
  7. Cover and simmer for 1 minute.
  8. Enjoy the dish, perfect for both adults and kids, and surprisingly not greasy!
  • High in protein
  • Contains essential vitamins and minerals from chicken and scallions
  • Moderate in calories
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