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Fried chicken, green beans & carrot with sticky sauce

Fried Chicken, Green Beans & Carrot with Sticky Sauce


  • 10 1/2 ounces boneless chicken breast or thigh
  • 2 ounces green beans (string beans)
  • 4 ounces large carrot
  • 1 tablespoon salad oil


  • 1 cup chicken broth or Chinese soup stock
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • a little salt
  • a little pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon potato starch (katakuriko)
Step 1

step 1:

Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

Cut the green beans (string beans) diagonally into 2 in. pieces.

Step 3

step 3:

Cut the carrot in half. Slice as shown in the picture.

Step 4

step 4:

Heat the salad oil in a frying pan over a medium flame. Sear the chicken pieces. After they change color, add the vegetables. Sear for a couple of minutes.

Step 5

step 5:

Add the chicken broth (or Chinese soup stock) and soy sauce, and stir. Add the salt, pepper and sugar, and stir.

Step 6

step 6:

Bring to a boil and simmer for 1 minute. While the mixture is simmering, dissolve the potato starch in the water. After 1 minute, add the dissolved potato starch to the pan and stir until the mixture becomes creamy.

Tori to ingen to ninjin no ankake-itame


Chicken and vegetables entwined with the sticky sauce gives this dish a unique flavor.