What is Szechuan chicken?
Szechuan chicken is a spicy chicken stir fry that hails from China's Sichuan province. It's very similar to Hunan chicken in that they are both stir fries, contain vegetables and use the same chicken preparation.
What is in Szechuan style?
Sichuan cuisine, Szechwan cuisine, or Szechuan cuisine (/ˈsɛʃwɒn/ or /ˈsɛtʃwɒn/) is a style of Chinese cuisine originating from Sichuan Province. It has bold flavours, particularly the pungency and spiciness resulting from liberal use of garlic and chili peppers, as well as the unique flavour of Sichuan pepper.
What is the difference between Kung Pao and Hunan?
Hunan cuisine contains dishes that are considered spicier or hotter than the recipes in Szechuan because of the fact that Hunan dishes use fresh peppers whereas Szechuan recipes make use of processed pepper paste. Hunan cuisine makes use of more vegetables making it more flavorful than Szechuan recipes.
What does Hunan chicken taste like?
In terms of flavor, Hunan chicken is a spicier and oilier dish but it has a more pure and simple taste. Conversely, Szechuan chicken is noted to have a sweet-spicy and more flavorful taste.