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Chinese Almond Chicken

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Category: Main Dish, Chinese, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 3 lb Chicken*
  • 1/3 c Fresh mushrooms**
  • 3 tb Soy sauce
  • 1/2 c Bamboo shoots; cut diag
  • 3/4 ts Salt
  • 1/2 c Celery; cur diag cut
  • 1 tb Cornstarch
  • 1/4 c Onion; cut in thin strips
  • 2 tb Sherry
  • 10 Water chestnuts; thin sliced
  • 1 c Blanched almonds or walnuts
  • 1/3 c Chicken stock
  • 2 c Peanut oil


*cleaned and skinned (or; for less work; **sliced lengthwise or 1 4 oz.
can, drained. You can use deboned and skinned chicken breasts) >> Remove
both light and dark meat from bones; cut in shreds. Smear with a mixture of
soy sauce, salt, cornstarch and Sherry; set aside. Fry almonds or walnuts
until golden in 1 1/2 cups hot oil. Pour off oil; drain almonds on a paper
towel. Reheat pan; add 3 tablespoons oil. Saute vegetables for 1 minute;
drain off oil and set aside. Heat 4 tablespoons oil; saute chicken for 1
minute. Mix in vegetables and stock; simmer 1 minute . Add almonds or >>
walnuts. Serve with rice. Serves 4 to 6 people. FROM: DORIS HILL (GBGH75A)
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