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Chinese style chicken

Chinese style chicken

Only "chinese style", not a true chinese recipe.

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Last modified on: February 28th 2012

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 10 min.28 min.1 hour 38 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
At what time?When will I finish if I start the recipe at a certain time?
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Step by step recipe

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

Peel 1 garlic clove, remove shoot, then chop small.
Stage 2
15 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #2 Wash 1 leek, and slice thinly.
Stage 3
15 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #3 Peel 2 carrots and 2 turnips, wash, dry and cut into small pieces.
Stage 4
15 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #4 Shell 100 g peas; or if using frozen ones, remove from freezer.
Stage 5
10 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #5 Cut 2 chicken breasts into medium sized pieces.
Stage 6
5 min.
Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #6 Pick 1 bunch coriander leaves off their stalks.

Dry 150 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 50 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 ½ 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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1504134 gr98 gr64 gr
75 %51 %9 %10 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
918 gr6 gr4 gr
5 %3 %1 %1 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
37633 gr24 gr16 gr
19 %13 %2 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 10.37 €
Per person : 2.59 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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And to drink?: A well chilled rosé.
Source: Home made
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