Almond Guy Ding

Almond Guy Ding

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Elaine Douglas

By
@BreadandSoupLady

This is a Cantonese recipe from a Chinese cooking course that I took in Chinatown 45 years ago.
Don't let the long list of ingredients put you off. Once the ingredients are prepped the cooking is very fast and easy.
My family was very fond of my Chinese dishes. Check out my recipe for Chow Mien.
If you prep the vegetables the night before, you will have a very fast dinner when you get home from work.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stir-Fry

Ingredients

  • 1-1 1/2
    boned and diced chicken breasts
  • 2 stalk(s)
    celery, diced
  • 1 medium
    cooking onion, diced
  • 1-1 1/2 c
    frozen or fresh peas
  • 1/2 c
    toasted almonds or cashews (unsalted)
  • 3/4 c
    bamboo shoots, diced
  • 1/2 c
    water chestnuts, diced (about 10)
  • 4-5
    chinese mushrooms or 3/4 c. fresh mushrooms, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    sherry (optional)
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    oyster sauce
  • 1/2 - 1 c
    chicken stock
  • ·
    cornstarch to thicken
  • 1 clove
    garlic
  • 1 slice
    ginger root

How to Make Almond Guy Ding

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare all ingredients before starting to cook.
  2. Heat wok (or large frying pan) on high heat - add oil. Add garlic and ginger. When the wok starts to smoke put in meat. Stir until white and remove from pan.
  3. Stir-fry in order: onion, celery, peas, mushrooms, seasonings and soy.
  4. Add cornstarch to a bit of water.
    Add chicken back to stir-fried vegetables and mix. Add chicken stock, cornstarch mixture and stir until thick.
  5. Add nuts and a squirt of oil.
    Serve. I like to serve over rice.

Printable Recipe Card

About Almond Guy Ding

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Chinese
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tags: For Kids Healthy Heirloom



Leave a Comment

10 Fall-off-the-Bone Rib Recipes

10 Fall-off-the-Bone Rib Recipes


When planning a menu for your summer cookouts, make sure to add a slab or two of ribs to your menu. When done right, they’re tender, flavorful, and oh so tasty. Whether you like your ribs grilled, oven-baked, or smoked we’re sharing something to suit everyone. These 10 fall-off-the-bone rib recipes are so good, have […]

14 Fresh Tomato Dishes for Summer

14 Fresh Tomato Dishes for Summer


Tomatoes are available year-round, but sweet and juicy they are at their prime in the summer. If you grow them, you may be wondering what’s the best way to use fresh tomatoes. By weaving them into as many meals as you can! How about in an easy gazpacho soup or bruschetta? Or, use fresh tomatoes […]

13 Different Ways To Grill Chicken

13 Different Ways To Grill Chicken


When asked, “What’s for dinner?” and you answer chicken, you won’t get a sigh from your family if you say grilled chicken. No matter what cut of chicken your family likes, we’ve gathered an assortment of recipes to make all summer long. You’ll find grilled chicken breast, wing, and thigh recipes. Plus, a tasty recipe […]