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Stir-Fried Chinese Chicken with Cashews

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Category: Chinese

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Egg white
  • 2/3 c Unsalted cashews
  • 1 tb Soy sauce
  • 1 Inch square ginger; peeled
  • -and quartered
  • 1 tb Cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 lb Chicken breasts; boned, cut
  • Into 1" cubes
  • 2 Scallions; peeled and sliced
  • 8 oz Canned water chestnuts;
  • -drained and sliced
  • 1/4 c Soy sauce
  • 1 ts Cornstarch
  • 1 md Green bell pepper; cored,
  • -seeded and sliced
  • 1 tb Dry sherry
  • 2 tb Cider vinegar
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1/4 c Peanut oil
  • Cooked white rice


Lightly beat egg white in a small bowl. Add 1 tbs soy sauce and 1 tbs
cornstarch and mix well. Add the chicken and toss throughly. Let stand for
15 minutes. Combine 1/4 soy sauce, 1 tsp cornstarch, sherry, cider vinegar,
and sugar in a second small bowl. Mix very well and set aside. Heat oil in
wok and add cashews. Stir-fry for about 1 minute and remove with slotted
spoon and set aside. Discard 1/3 the oil. Add ginger, sliced scallions
and water chestnuts to wok. Stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the chicken cubes,
green peppers and sauce. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.
Discard ginger and return cashews to wok. Serve over hot cooked white rice.

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