• 14 oz. chicken thighs

  • 2 tbsp sha cha sauce

  • 1 tbsp rice wine/dry sherry

  • 3 slices ginger

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 1 scallion, green part

  • Salt and pepper for taste

  • 1/4 cup warm water, or as needed

  • 1 1/2 tbsp vegetables oil for frying


  1. 1

    The meat we will need to make this sha cha recipe, use chicken breast instead if desired.

  2. 2

    Rinse chicken meat; remove any skin and bones, cut across the grain into bite-size pieces.

  3. 3

    Whisk together the meat pieces with rice wine, 2 slices ginger and dash of salt, marinate for 30 minutes.

  4. 4

    On the cutting board, beat garlic cloves into pieces, slice scallion diagonally into small rings. Set aside.

  5. 5

    Heat a wok or skillet to medium-high heat with oil, add chicken pieces, and stir fry until lightly brown.

  6. 6

    Add together the scallion, ginger, garlic and dash of salt and pepper; continue stir fry until well mixed.

  7. 7

    Measure out the sa cha sauce, add it to meat pieces, stir around completely. Drizzle down some water.

  8. 8

    Simmer at low heat for 3-5 minutes or until the meat is well coated with sauce and cooked through.

  9. 9

    Taste sha cha chicken recipe, adjust the seasonings if desired, remove and serve it hot with rice or noodles.