Fish-Flavored Chicken Strips | Fish Flavored Shredded Chicken


Talking about the Fish-Flavored Chicken Strips, for many people it may be a new concept but the majority of the people must be familiar with it. This dish is named after the “fish flavor”. The dish is reddish in color, both sweet and sour, and spicy. You can present it as one of the side dishes. It is crisp and tender. It is a non-oily and delicious meal. You will find that as delicious as the restaurant’s fried taste.

This dish of fish-flavored meat is said to have been invented by a Sichuanese family. This family likes to eat fish and is very particular about making fish. They use onions, ginger, garlic, watercress, soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar for the fish cooking. These spices can well cover the fishy smell of fish, and the aroma can be increased a lot.

Later, this family used the fish seasoning to make fried meat shreds. It was tender, smooth and mellow in flavor, and the flavor was endless. The fish-flavored meat shred was also named for it.

We have made a fusion here with chicken meat. I believe that many friends like to eat this dish of Fish-Flavored Chicken Strips. I have done it at home. You can also make it at home, I am sure each family member will like and praise you.

In fact, the key to delicious Fish-Flavored Chicken Strips is the preparation of “fish-flavored sauce”. As long as you know the proportion of fish sauce, this dish is half successful. Below I will share with you the method of Fish-Flavored Chicken Strips.



Fish-Flavored Chicken Strips | Fish Flavored Shredded Chicken


300 grams of chicken,

One pepper,

Half carrot,

Half onion,

2 teaspoons of bean paste,

5 teaspoons of water,

4 teaspoons of vinegar,

1 egg

3 teaspoons of sugar,

2 teaspoon of soy sauce,

1 teaspoon of cornflour,

One small onion,

1 garlic clove,

A small piece of ginger,

2-3 red pepper


Fish-Flavored Chicken Strips | Fish Flavored Shredded Chicken

Preparation Method:

Wash the pepper and remove the pepper thin white layer. Cut into long strips. Wash and peel the carrots and cut into thin strips. Cut the onion in half and cut it into the same manner.

Clean and wash the chicken and cut it into thin strips and keep aside. Take a bowl, add a little salt, white pepper, add an egg and beat them perfectly, and add an appropriate amount of corn starch.

Take the chicken strips and marinate. Keep it on aside.


Prepare the Fish Sauce

Next, prepare the fish sauce. Add 5 teaspoons of water, 4 teaspoons of vinegar, 3 teaspoons of sugar, 2 teaspoons of soy sauce, and 1 teaspoon of cornflour to the bowl. Combine them well with a spoon and set aside. The ratio of fish sauce is relatively easy to grasp. Cook the fish sauce until it is sticky.


How to Make Fish-Flavored Chicken Strips | Fish Flavored Shredded Chicken

 Heat the pan first, and then add an appropriate amount of cooking oil. The oil temperature is about 40% hot. Put the shredded chicken into the pot. Use chopsticks to spread the shredded chicken to prevent sticking. Slide the chicken until it is lightly brown and cooked. Then take out from the frying pan. Please take care of the flame, if the oil temperature is too high the shredded chicken can easily stick together. The time of frying should not be too long, only about 20-30 seconds.


After the chicken meat is silky and cooked, take out the extra oil, leave a little oil in the pan base. Now, add the onion, minced garlic, and ginger slices to stir-fry. Then add two teaspoons of bean paste and a little pickled pepper and continue to stir fry.  (Optional- you can use watercress sauce and stir-fry)

Cook the soup until it is sticky and then put it on the pan.


Now add the stir-fried shredded chicken and stir. Include the ready fish sauce which you made earlier (you can use readymade fish sauce also instead of making it at home-optional}

Fry in the fish sauce and continue to fry until all the liquid vapored.


In this way, rosy fish-flavored chicken strips are prepared. This is spicy, sweet, sour, and salty flavors and moderate, which is very suitable for dinner.


Fish-Flavored Chicken Strips | Fish Flavored Shredded Chicken


The shredded chicken is marinated and sizing in advance and the oil will be normally heated before frying.

The proportion of fish sauce must be well controlled, 5 teaspoons of water, 4 teaspoons of vinegar, 3 teaspoons of sugar, 2 teaspoons of soy sauce, and 1 teaspoon of starch.

I am a pleasure-seeking, traveled around the world. It was a post of 90s that I love to cook and share. If you like this recipe, please try at home, like, and forward! If you have any comments and suggestions, you can leave a comment below! Thank you, everyone, for taking the time to read, and see you read the next post.


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