Best Ever Chinese Chicken

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NEENA SHAW

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@APPEALINGTOTASTE

MY DAUGHTER BROUGHT HOME HER FRIENDS FROM CHINA. I WANTED TO MAKE SOMETHING THEY COULD RELATE TO SO I TRIED THIS RECIPE. IT WAS EASY TO ASSEMBLE AND MAKE. NOT ONLY DID THE FRIENDS FROM CHINA LOVE IT BUT MY FAMILY ALSO LOVED IT. I WILL BE MAKING IT AGAIN.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

The whole Kitchen Crew fell in love with this dish. We loved the crunch of the cashews and the chunky, satisfying chicken. This one deserves a big gold star... and a Blue Ribbon! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 24 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stir-Fry

Ingredients

  • 4
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    peanut oil
  • 1
    green bell pepper, sliced
  • 4
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 lb
    snow peas, cut in half
  • 1/2 c
    cashews
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • SAUCE INGREDIENTS

  • 6 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    white wine
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp
    oil

How to Make Best Ever Chinese Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl combine chicken with cornstarch and soy sauce, stir well and let sit at least 5 minutes.
  2. Clean, cut and prepare all ingredients ahead of time, including sauce mixture.
  3. In a large frying pan or wok over medium-high heat, heat oil, add chicken and quickly stir-fry until done, 2-3 minutes.
  4. Remove chicken from pan and set aside on a plate.
  5. Add sliced green pepper and mushrooms to pan and stir-fry 2 minutes.
  6. Add pea pods and nuts, stir fry 2 more minutes and add ginger and cayenne.
  7. Return chicken to pan with vegetables, add sauce and stir.
  8. Cover skillet and cook 5 minutes over medium heat. Serve over boiled white rice.

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About Best Ever Chinese Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Collection: Asian Inspired
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Recipe For: The Best Chicken



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