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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Chinese: Chicken in Plum Sauce: Mwei Jiong Gai - Canton

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Category: Chinese, Main Dish, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Oil
  • 1 Clove garlic
  • 3 lb Frying chicken
  • 1/3 c Plum sauce
  • 5 Celery stalks, diced
  • 4 sl Ginger
  • 3 tb Sherry
  • 4 Carrots
  • 2 ts Sugar
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/3 c Chinese pickles
  • 1/4 c Water
  • 2 ts Cornstarch mixed with 1/4
  • Cup water



Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces. Peel carrots and cut into cubes. Crush


Place oil and garlic in skillet. Brown Chicken, stir 5 minutes, cover,
reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Add plum sauce celery, ginger, sherry,
carrots, sugar salt, pickles and water. Simmer covered for 12 minutes. Add
cornstarch-water mixture to thicken gravy.

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