Chinese style chicken


Chinese style chicken
Only "chinese style", not a true chinese recipe.
275K 17 4.8
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Last modified on: February 28th 2012

Keywords for this recipe:ChickenChineseAsianStyleVegetablesSoya
For 2 people, you will need:

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1 hour 10 min.28 min.1 hour 38 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #1
Peel and chop ½ shallot.

Peel ½ garlic clove, remove shoot, then chop small.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #2
Wash ½ leek, and slice thinly.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #3
Peel 1 carrot and 1 turnip, wash, dry and cut into small pieces.

Stage 4 - 15 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #4
Shell 50 g peas; or if using frozen ones, remove from freezer.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #5
Cut 1 chicken breast into medium sized pieces.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #6
Pick ½ bunch fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves off their stalks.

Dry 75 g beansprouts.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #7
Put about 3 or 4 tablespoons olive oil in a large pan over medium heat.

When very hot add the garlic and shallot, add salt and pepper. Cook while stirring for a minute or two.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #8
Add carrots and turnips, stir well and cook for 2 or 3 minutes.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #9
Meanwhile, put 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a small frying pan, then add 25 g whole almonds.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #10
Cook about 5 minutes, until the almonds are golden brown. Set aside.

Stage 11 - 10 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #11
Add to leek to carrots and turnips, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Add peas and beansprouts, salt and pepper, juice of ¼ lime, mix well and cook for 2 or 3 minutes.

Stage 12 - 3 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #12
Meanwhile, put 2 or 3 tablespoons olive oil in a frying pan on high heat. When it's hot add the chicken pieces and cook until they are well browned. Do not salt.

Stage 13 - 5 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #13
Then add soy sauce, and cook while stirring frequently to turn the chicken in the soy sauce.

Stage 14 - 3 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #14
Add the cooked almonds to the vegetables, add the chicken pieces, and mix well.

Stage 15 - 1 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #15
At the last minute, with scissors, cut the coriander over the pan, mix well and serve.
Remarks
If you don't have coriander, you can use parsley but only as a solution of last resort. Try to use fresh coriander, it is very important for the taste of this recipe.

And to drink?

A well chilled rosé.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
752 Kcal or 3,148 Kj67 gr49 gr32 gr
38 %26 %5 %5 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
91 Kcal or 381 Kj8 gr6 gr4 gr
5 %3 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
376 Kcal or 1,574 Kj33 gr25 gr16 gr
19 %13 %2 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 2 people : 5.19 €
  • Per person : 2.60 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
PeasPeas: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Paella, Pea and avocado salad, New York style pasta, Chinese Soup, Fillet of pollack cooked in two stages, ... All
Whole almondsWhole almonds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Tomato pesto, Chocolate thins with toasted nuts, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Praline, Piped petits-fours, ... All
CarrotCarrot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eggs with mayonnaise, Baked Mont d'Or with diced mixed vegetables, Thaï rice with small vegetables, Blanquette of veal, Cassoulet, ... All
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