Pick Up Stix House Special Chicken Copycat

This copycat recipe for the Pick Up Stix original is spicy, gingery, garlicky, and overall very flavorful. Serve with rice and/or veggies.

Photo by Gayle H.
You'll never be able to tell the difference between this copycat and the original.

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    teaspoon chili oil or sesame oil

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1

    tablespoon ginger, minced

  • 3

    spring onions, washed, white parts sliced very thin and green sections reserved

  • 3

    tablespoons soy sauce

  • 3/4

    cup water

  • SLURRY MIX:

  • 1

    tablespoon cornstarch

  • 2

    tablespoons water

  • CHICKEN:

  • 1

    pound white or dark chicken, cut in small chunks

  • Cornstarch

  • Peanut oil

Directions

To make the stir-fry sauce, combine the chili oil, minced garlic, minced ginger, spring onions, soy sauce and water in a bowl. Place cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of water in zip top bag and add the chicken in batches, shaking to cover all sides. When all your chicken is coated, heat a wok or large frying pan over high heat. Add peanut oil and then stir-fry the coated chicken. When your stir fry is ready to plate add the combined sauce ingredients into the wok or pan and then add the cornstarch slurry. Stir over heat until it reaches saucy consistency and serve.

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