Chicken Almond Ding

Lynn Dine


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


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15 Min
15 Min


  • 2
    chicken breasts
  • 1
    egg white
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 dash(es)
    white pepper
  • 2
  • 2 Tbsp
    oyster sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • ·
    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)

How to Make Chicken Almond Ding


  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.

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About Chicken Almond Ding

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

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