Walnut Chicken Recipe

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Walnut Chicken

Diana Adcock

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@Anaid

Love this recipe. Feel free to add chili paste if you like it a little spicy, or broccoli florets to stretch the meal. You can exchange the chicken for shrimp, however this will reduce cooking time. Enjoy!


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Serves:
2
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stir-Fry

Ingredients

1 lb
boneless, skinless chicken breast cut into 3/4 inch pieces
2 Tbsp
rice wine
1/2 tsp
freshly grated ginger
2 tsp
cornstarch
2 Tbsp
tonkatsu sauce (hoisin if you can't find tonkatsu)
1 tsp
white sugar
2 Tbsp
tamari or dark soy sauce
2 Tbsp
water
4 Tbsp
vegetable oil
2 large
garlic cloves, finely minced
3 oz
walnut halves, toasted
1/2 tsp
sesame oil

Step-By-Step

1In a medium bowl whisk together the rice wine, grated ginger and cornstarch.

2Add chicken, stir to coat well and set aside for 10 minutes.

3In a small bowl whisk together the tonkatsu sauce, white sugar, tamari and water. Set aside.

4Heat wok or large skillet over high heat.

5Add the vegetable oil, giving it a good swirl.

6Add the garlic, stir fry for 10 seconds.

7Add the chicken, stirring constantly for 5 minutes. You want the chicken almost done but not quite.

8Reduce heat to medium and add the sauce.

9Stir well for 1 minute.

10Add the walnuts and sesame oil.

11Stir well for 1 minute.

12Serve hot over white rice or vegetables.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Chinese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy