Home Cooking

Chinese Chicken Sichuan

Search for an "authentic" Gong bao ji ding recipe

Share:

Live your best food life.

Sign up to discover your next favorite restaurant, recipe, or cookbook in the largest community of knowledgeable food enthusiasts.
Sign Up For Free
Home Cooking 29

Search for an "authentic" Gong bao ji ding recipe

maocookie | Aug 4, 2010 09:31 AM

I've been searching and searching for an "authentic" gong bao ji ding recipe and can't find the secret ingredients. By "authentic" I mean "the kind that I ate while living in Beijing that has a sweet, slightly sticky red colored sauce". I even took a cooking lesson in Beijing from a Chinese cook trained in Sichuan and have used Fuschia Dunlop's gong bao recipe. I'm sure both are "authentic" , but how do I cook the one that I ate in the restaurants of Beijing??? What are the ingredients that are missing?

Here is the recipe I have used: http://www.fuchsiadunlop.com/cooking/

This recipe makes a delicious dish, but with a BROWN sauce, and not sticky.

Please help!

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound