Almond chicken Gai Ding
Almond chicken Gai Ding is a hearty dinner ready in less than 30 minutes! Enjoy this filling recipe featuring chicken, fish, veggies and almonds .
A delicious almond chicken recipe.
- 1/4 cup almonds
- Oil for deep-frying
- 1/2 pound boned chicken
- 1/2 cup button mushrooms
- 1/2 pound Chinese cabbage (bok choy)
- 4 water chestnuts
- 1 dozen snowpeas
- 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
- 1/2 cup diced bamboo shoots
- 1/2 cup diced celery
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon light soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 3 tablespoons water
- Dash of pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon sugar
Deep-fry the almonds in oil heated to 375 degrees for 3 minutes. Allow to cool. Dice the chicken , mushrooms, cabbage, and water chestnuts into 1/4-inch cubes. String the snow peas.
Heat a wok or a skillet over high heat until a drop of water inmidiately sizzles into a steam. Add 2 tablespoons of the oil and salt. Add the chicken and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
Add the mushrooms, cabagge, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, snow peas, and celery. Stir-fry for 1/2 minute to coat with oil. Add the water and soy sauce. Cover and cook for 2 minutes. Add the cornstarch mixture, pepper and sugar. Stir for 1/2 minute or until the sauce has thickened. Top with the almonds before serving.