Chicken Hekka Recipe Sam Choy


The Chicken Hekka recipe by Sam Choy is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines tender chicken with a variety of vegetables and Asian-inspired seasonings. This dish is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner, and it can be customized to suit your taste preferences.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup snap peas
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large skillet or wok, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the chicken pieces to the skillet and cook until browned and cooked through, about 5-7 minutes. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, add the onion and garlic. Cook until the onion is translucent and fragrant, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the bell pepper, carrot, snap peas, and mushrooms to the skillet. Cook until the vegetables are tender-crisp, about 5 minutes.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, oyster sauce, hoisin sauce, cornstarch, and water.
  6. Pour the sauce mixture into the skillet with the vegetables. Stir well to coat the vegetables.
  7. Return the cooked chicken to the skillet and stir to combine with the vegetables and sauce.
  8. Reduce the heat to low and