Chicken Almond Ding

Lynn Dine

By
@diner524

This is a recipe I found on my www.dvo.com site and it states: "This Chicken Almond Ding recipe is from the Betty Crocker's New Chinese Cookbook Cookbook"


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stir-Fry

Ingredients

2
chicken breasts
1
egg white
2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cornstarch
1 tsp
soy sauce
1 dash(es)
white pepper
2
carrots
2 Tbsp
oyster sauce
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 tsp
cornstarch
1/4 tsp
water
vegetable oil
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1/2 c
blanched whole almonds
1/4 c
diced onion
1 tsp
finely chopped garlic
1 tsp
finely chopped gingerroot
1 c
diced celery
1/2 c
diced water chestnut
1/2 c
diced canned bamboo shoots
4 oz
can button mushrooms, drained
1/2 c
chicken broth
1 c
frozen peas
2 Tbsp
chopped green onions, (with tops)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Remove bones and skin from chicken breasts cut chicken into 1/2-inch pieces. Mix egg white, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon cornstarch, the soy sauce and white pepper in medium bowl stir in chicken. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
2
Cut carrots into 1/2-inch pieces. Place carrots in boiling water heat to boiling. Cover and cook 1 minute. Immediately rinse in cold water drain. Mix oyster sauce, 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch and the water.
3
Heat vegetable oil (1 inch) in wok to 325°. Add chicken pieces fry until chicken truns white, stirring to separate pieces. Remove chicken from wok drain. Wash and thoroughly dry wok.
4
Heat wok until very hot. Add 2 tablespoons vegetable oil tilt wok to coat side. Add almonds stir-fry 1 minute or until golden brown. Remove almonds from wok drain on paper towels. Add onion, garlic and gignerroot stir-fry until garlic is light brown. Add celery, water chestnuts and 1 teaspoon salt stir-fry 1 minute. Add bamboo shoots and mushrooms stir-fry 1 minute. Stir in carrots, chicken and broth. Heat to boiling cover and cook 2 minutes. Stir in cornstarch mixture, cook and stir 20 seconds or until thickened. Stir in peas. Garnish with almonds and green onions.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cuban