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Almond Chicken


1 lb skinned chicken breast
1/3 cup slivered almonds
5 slices fresh ginger root
3 ea green onions, chopped to about 1” length
1 ea green pepper, chopped to about 1” length
1/2 cup diced bamboo shoots
1 cup vegetable oil
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp white pepper
1 tsp cornstarch
1 Tbsp soy sauce
1 ea egg white
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
2 Tbsp soy sauce
1 Tbsp dry sherry
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp cornstarch


Cut chicken into 1-inch cubes.  Combine marinade ingredients, add chicken and mix well.  Let stand 1/2 hour.

Heat oil in wok, add chicken and stir-fry until browned.  Remove chicken and drain well.  Stir-fry ginger, onion, pepper and bamboo shoots for about 1 minute until vegetables are crisp-tender.  Continue ingredients for seasoning sauce in a small bowl, mix well and add to wok, bring to boil.  Add chicken to boiling sauce.  Stir-fry chicken until coated with sauce.  Add almonds, mix well and serve hot.

(4 servings)


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09/02/2011 - Posted by | Chicken

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