Are you looking for a unique and fascinating dish that will transport you to the heart of Shanghai? Check out our Shanghai Chicken dish! This flavorful entrée is sure to bring zing to your dinner table.

Recipe: Shanghai Chicken


– 500g chicken breast, chopped into cubes
– 2 tablespoons soy sauce
– 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
– 1 teaspoon sugar
– Handful of peanuts, chopped
– 2 tablespoons oil
– 2 tablespoons sesame seed oil
– 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
– 2 tablespoons chilli flakes
– 10 spring onions, finely chopped


1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
2. Add the garlic and chicken and cook for about 5 minutes, until the chicken is lightly golden.
3. Add the soy sauce, sugar and peanuts. Stir to combine.
4. Add the sesame seed oil and sesame seeds, stir to combine then add the chilli flakes.
5. Stir in the spring onions and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.
6. Serve over jasmine rice.

This Shanghai Chicken dish offers an explosion of flavor and texture. The combination of sesame seeds, chilli flakes, and soy sauce creates a burst of umami that will tantalize your taste buds. The peanuts add some crunch, while the chilli flakes offer a mild heat.

If you’re a fan of Asian cuisine, you’ll appreciate the cultural influences in this recipe. And if you’re looking for a way to add some excitement to your dinner table, this is the perfect choice. Plus, the dish is quick and easy to prepare, making it great for busy weeknights.

If you want to explore more Asian recipes, try our popular recipe for General Tso’s Chicken. It’s a sweet and savory feast that’s both delicious and rife with cultural influences.

Bring the world to your kitchen tonight with our Shanghai Chicken dish!