Almond Boneless Chicken (Wor Su Gai)

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Cooking Method: Stove Top

Ingredients

2 whole skinless boneless chicken breasts or 8 chicken tenders
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp dry sherry
SAUCE:
4 Tbsp cornstarch
3 Tbsp water
3 c chicken broth
1 1/2 c fresh mushrooms, chopped
3 Tbsp butter
3 Tbsp chicken bouillon granules
BATTER:
3 Tbsp cornstarch
3 Tbsp flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 egg, beaten
1 Tbsp water
1 Tbsp soy sauce
BASE
1 c shredded lettuce
1/3 c toasted slivered almonds
4 green onions, sliced with part of the tops.
OIL FOR DEEP FRYING

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Laura Yoder Recipe
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Brunswick, GA (pop. 15,383)
lkyoder34
Member Since Dec 2010
Laura's notes for this recipe:
This recipe was given to me by my Aunt, who many years ago, when I was a child introduced me to Chinese cuisine. This was served in a popular Detroit Chinese restaurant and it was actually the first Chinese food that I ever ate. I loved it then and love it now. Takes some time and prep but well worth the effort.
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Directions

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Sprinkle chicken with salt and sherry and marinate for 15 minutes.
While chicken is marinating, prepare the sauce. Mix together the cornstarch and water in a small saucepan until smooth. Gradually mix in the chicken broth, mushrooms,soy sauce, butter and boullion granules. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly. Let boil for 1 minute, and keep warm.
To prepare batter: Beat together the cornstarch, flour, baking powder, egg and water until smooth. Coat each piece of chicken with the batter. Heat large skillet or wok and add oil to a depth of 1/2 inch. Heat to 375 degrees. Cook coated chicken pieces in oil until they are golden brown, turning once. This should take about 5-7 minutes. Drain the chicken on a tempura rack if you have one or on a paper towel. Cut the fried chicken in diagonal strips. Reassemble the strips into a chicken breast shape and place on a bed of shredded lettuce. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and green onions. Spoon the sauce over the chicken and serve.

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user Karla Everett Karla59 - Jul 12, 2011
Laura this sound just like what I have been looking for !! It doesn't have the crumbly almond on top but everything else sounds great , Thank you again for posting this . I have printed this off already. :D
user Laura Yoder lkyoder34 - Jul 13, 2011
Karla, let me know if you like it.
user Laura Yoder lkyoder34 - Jul 13, 2011
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Angie Robinson angieact1 - Jul 18, 2011
Thank you for sharing. I simply love ABC :)
user Laura Yoder lkyoder34 - Oct 19, 2011
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