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Chicken Soong with Pine Nuts

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Head lettuce
  • 8 oz Boned chicken breast; finely
  • -shredded
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Cornstarch
  • 4 1/3 tb Cooking oil
  • 1 ts Freshly ground ginger
  • 1 ts Minced garlic
  • 1/3 c Diced water chestnuts
  • 1/3 c Diced chinese black
  • -mushrooms
  • 1/3 Diced carrots
  • 1/3 c Pine nuts; roasted
  • 2 tb Soy sauce
  • 1 tb Rice wine
  • 1 tb Vinegar
  • 1/4 c Hoisin sauce


Break off & wash whole lettuce leaves, arranging as cups on platter.
Marinate shredded chicken w/ salt, cornstarch, & 1 tsp. cooking oil for 15
min. Heat 4 tbs. of oil in a wok to 350-375. Add the chicken & stir-fry for
2 min. until the chicken turns firm & white. Remove the chicken from the
wok and put in a dish. Add ginger & garlic to the wok. Then add water
chestnuts, Chinese mushrooms, & carrots & stir-fry for a couple of min.
Pour chicken & pine nuts into wok. Add soy sauce, rice wine, & vinegar.
Stir-fry quickly over high heat. To serve, place 1 lettuce leaf on a plate
& add a rounded tbs. of the chicken mixture. Top w/ 1 tsp. of hoisin sauce.
Fold the lettuce over & eat w/ fingers.




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