Mugua Ji (Sweet and Sour Chicken Stir-Fry)

Sweet and Sour Chicken Stir Fry (Mugua Ji)

Sweet and Sour Chicken Stir Fry (Mugua Ji)

Traditionally, this saucy stir-fry gets its sweet-tart flavor from mugua, or flowering quince. Green papaya is a good substitute.Ariana Lindquist

Traditionally, this saucy stir-fry gets its sweet-tart flavor from mugua, or flowering quince. Green papaya is a good substitute. This recipe first appeared in the 2012 SAVEUR 100, with the article Mugua Ji.