Dragon and Phoenix in XO Sauce
Dragon and Phoenix in XO Sauce stir-fries the traditional, poetic Chinese pairing of Chicken and Shrimp with Cucumber and decadent XO Sauce.
Chicken, Cucumber, Shrimp, XO Sauce
large boneless Chicken breast;
peeled and deveined.
a small English Cucumber;
each of Garlic Salt and White Pepper;
each Sesame Oil and Sugar;
Sherry or Rice Wine;
or more to taste;
Dice the chicken and marinate with the garlic salt, pepper, sugar and sesame oil for at least 30 minutes.
Quarter the Cucumber lengthwise and cut the quarters into 1cm sections.
Mix together the XO Sauce, Sherry (or rice wine), and the Chili Paste, and set aside.
Deep-fry the Chicken over moderate heat until just white and not quite cooked through.
Stir-fry the Shrimp and Cucumber in a Tablespoon of oil until the Shrimp are pink.
Add the Chicken and the XO sauce mixture and stir-fry over high heat until the sauce is reduced to a glaze.
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