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Kiwi Chicken Recipe

2012/02/25 by Varga László

Ingredients (4 persons)

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 500 g skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 red bell pepper, cubed
  • 6 green onions, cut into 3-4 cm pieces
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • 6 smaller kiwis, of you have bigger ones use 3-4
  • 1 cup rice
  • 200 g mushrooms

Preparation method:

  1. In a bowl stir together soy sauce, lime juice, sugar, lemon peel, vinegar and chili flakes until blended.
  2. Cut the chicken breasts into 2 cm cubes, add to the marinade and set aside for at least 1 hour.
  3. Remove the chicken cubes from the marinade and dredge them in the cornstarch until evenly coated. 
  4. Heat 2-3 tablespoons of oil in a wok over medium-high heat, add chicken and stir-fry 4-5 minutes, then set the chicken aside. 
  5. Add some other oil to wok, stir in garlic, ginger, pepper and onions,  and stir-fry 1-2 minutes. 
  6. Return chicken to wok and stir in the remaining marinade and simmer for 2-3 minutes. 
  7. Add in cubed kiwi and let it simmer for a few seconds.
  8. For the side-dish, boil together the rice and mushrooms, add some salt, pepper and curry powder, cook on medium heat until rice is tender.
  9. Serve the kiwi chicken together with the mushroom rice and some slices of fresh kiwi.


  1. David Head says:

    This looks Realy tasty, a real nice all year round dish ,I love the colours.Chiken and a salad ,best of both worlds
    Kind Regards
    David Regards
    David Head

  2. partyhead says:

    Interesting recipe, never seen a recipe that mixes chicken and kiwi.

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