Chopstick Cinema

Celeste Heiter's Adventures in Asian Food & Film

Ginger Mango Chicken

Chopstick Cinema

This Month's Film: The Spiral Road
Cuisine: Indonesian

This dish exceeded my expectations, as I was concerned that the mango might turn mushy during the cooking process. But surprisingly, it held its own from the pan to the plate. The sauce, which also served as a marinade, is a simple combination of ginger, scallions, sweet soy sauce, and sesame oil. The mangoes were added at the very last minute to ensure that they maintained their texture. The flavors worked perfectly and came together in a nicely savory, fruity, gingery gestalt.

The recipe will be posted at the end of the month, along with my 'Spiral Road' film review.

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