In a bowl combine 2 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tbsp sherry, 2 tsp cornstarch and sambal oelek. Mix well and add chicken stirring to coat. Let marinate for 30 minutes.
In second bowl or measuring cup whisk together your sauce ingredients. Set aside.
In wok or stir fry pan heat 1 tbsp oil over medium high heat.
Add peanuts and cook until golden. This will only take a minute or two so keep your eyes on the pan. Remove when golden and set aside.
Add 2 tbsp oil and your chili flakes cooking for about 1 minute. Drop in your chicken and stir fry for about 2 minutes.
Add in ginger and cook for another minute.
Next add in green onions and the golden peanuts.
Stir cornstarch mixture and add to wok. Gently mix and cook another minute or until mixture thickens.
Serve over pre-cooked rice or noodles.