Moo Goo Gai Pan

1
Brandi Kirkpatrick

By
@IdGirl25

This is from my Favorite Brand Names Recipe book and it was THE first recipe I ever cooked. I don't cook it often, but I really liked it.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • ·
    2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ·
    2 tablespoons water
  • ·
    3 whole, boneless-skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ·
    1/2 teaspoon salt
  • ·
    1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • ·
    1/4 cup oil
  • ·
    1/4 cup green onion, chopped
  • ·
    2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • ·
    1 jar (2oz) sliced pimentos, drained
  • ·
    1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ·
    1 can (14-1/2oz) chicken broth
  • ·
    2 packages (6-7oz) pea pods (fresh or frozen)
  • ·
    hot cooked rice
  • ·
    toasted almonds, optional

How to Make Moo Goo Gai Pan

Step-by-Step

  1. Blend cornstarch and water in a small bowl until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Sprinkle chicken pieces with salt and pepper. Heat oil in large skillet or wok. Add chicken. Stir-fry over medium-high heat until no longer pink. Remove chicken from skillet.
  3. Add onion to skillet. Stir-fry for one minute. Add mushrooms, pimentos, and ginger. Cook, stirring constantly, 2-3 minutes, or until mushrooms are tender. Add chicken broth and pea pods. Heat to boiling.
  4. Add cornstarch mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in chicken.
  5. Serve with cooked rice. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and serve with soy sauce, if desired.

Printable Recipe Card

About Moo Goo Gai Pan

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




Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Chicken Breast Recipes You Need In Your Menu Rotation

Chicken Breast Recipes You Need in Your Menu Rotation

Kitchen Crew

Low in fat and high in protein, chicken breasts are a healthy and easy dinner option. If not cooked properly, though, they can be dry and not something the family...

15 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

15 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Craving an easy weeknight meal? Look no further. Check out these simply irresistible ways to dress up chicken for a delicious (and easy) dinner recipe!

22 Mouth-watering Fried Chicken Recipes

22 Mouth-Watering Fried Chicken Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Fried chicken makes everything better. Here are 22 oh-so-wonderful recipes to make homemade fried chicken!