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Jamaican Chicken Stir-Fry

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  1. 2 large egg whites
  2. 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  3. 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  4. 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  5. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  6. Mixture of Jamaican Jardinière Pickles—2 garlic cloves, 2 ginger slices, 1 to 2 Scotch bonnet chile halves, 8 cauliflower florets, 2 carrot sticks, 2 bell pepper strips
  7. 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  8. 2 small tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  9. 1/2 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
  10. 1/4 cup pickling liquid from the jar of the Jamaican Jardinière Pickles
  11. Steamed rice, for serving
  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the egg whites, cornstarch and 2 teaspoons of the soy sauce. Add the chicken and a pinch each of salt and pepper and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Cut the pickled garlic and ginger into slivers. Seed the Scotch bonnet chile pickle and finely chop. Cut the remaining pickles into bite-size pieces.
  3. Set a wok over high heat. Add the vegetable oil and heat until smoking. Add the pickled garlic and ginger and stir-fry for 10 seconds. Add the chicken and stir-fry until almost cooked through, about 3 minutes. Add the tomatoes and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the pickled vegetables and chiles, pickling liquid and the remaining 2 tablespoons of soy sauce and stir-fry for 10 seconds to blend. Season with salt and pepper and stir in the sesame oil. Serve at once with steamed rice.


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