Chinese style chicken

Step by step recipe:

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

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

    Dry 150 g beansprouts.
  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.
  8. 3 min.Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #8
    Add carrots and turnips, stir well and cook for 2 or 3 minutes.
  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.
  10. 5 min.Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #10
    Cook about 5 minutes, until the almonds are golden brown. Set aside.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  14. 3 min.Chinese style chicken : Photo of step #14
    Add the cooked almonds to the vegetables, add the chicken pieces, and mix well.
  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.

Source:

Home made

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