Chicken Chinense Recipe

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Rakkyo onions or shallots make this chicken chinense recipe especially delicous.

Learn how to make this chicken chinense recipe using fall onions from the garden.

Chicken “Chinense” Recipe

4 chicken breasts, skinned, deboned
1/2 cup Rakkyo onions (or shallots)
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup mayonnaise
Juice of 2 limes
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
Salt and pepper to taste
Paprika

Trim and peel the Rakkyo, and cut each bulb in half
lengthwise. Combine the mayonnaise, onions, garlic, cayenne
and lime juice. Slice the chicken breasts into strips about
1/2-inch thick, cutting across the grain. Lightly saute the
strips, turning once, until they just turn opaque.

Combine the sauteed chicken with the mayonnaise mixture and
refrigerate at least two hours. Transfer the ingredients to
a baking dish, sprinkle with the paprika and bake at 350
degrees about 20 minutes.


Find out more about fall onions to plant for your garden: Planting Fall Perennial Onions and Shallots.