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Chicken and Cashew Nuts Sichuan Style

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Category: Chinese, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 8 oz Chicken breasts
  • 1/2 Egg white
  • 1 ts Cornstarch
  • 1 pn Salt
  • Oil for frying
  • 3 Green peppers
  • 3 1/2 oz Bamboo shoots (parboiled)
  • 2 oz Cashew nuts
  • 1 ts Garlic, chopped
  • 1 tb Rice wine
  • 1 pn Msg (optional)


1 tb Soybean paste
1 tb Soy sauce
2 ts Sugar
1/2 tb Vinegar
1/4 ts Salt

1. dice the chicken breasts into 1/2 inch pieces. dip in the egg white and
then in the cornstarch mixed with a pinch of salt. 2. heat some oil until
fairly hot and fry the diced chicken. drain. 3. slice the peppers in half
vertically. remove the seeds , stems and pith. cut into 1/2 inch squares.
4. cut the parboiled bamboo shoots to the same size as the peppers. mix the
sauce ingredients together in a bowl. 5. fry the cashew nuts in moderately
hot oil until they are lightly browned and crunchy. 6. heat 2 tb of oil in
the wok and stir fry the garlic, bamboo shoots and the peppers and stir
fry. 7. add the chicken and cashew nuts, sprinkle with rice wine, and pour
in the sauce. stir fry all the ingredients briefly over a high heat and add
a pinch of msg (optional) to heighten the flavor.

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