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:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 10 min.28 min.1 hour 38 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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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.
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Wash 1 leek, and slice thinly.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
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Peel 2 carrots and 2 turnips, wash, dry and cut into small pieces.

Stage 4 - 15 min.
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Shell 100 g peas; or if using frozen ones, remove from freezer.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
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Cut 2 chicken breasts into medium sized pieces.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Pick 1 bunch coriander leaves off their stalks.

Dry 150 g beansprouts.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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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.
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Add carrots and turnips, stir well and cook for 2 or 3 minutes.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
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Meanwhile, put 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a small frying pan, then add 50 g whole almonds.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
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Cook about 5 minutes, until the almonds are golden brown. Set aside.

Stage 11 - 10 min.
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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.
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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.
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Then add soy sauce, and cook while stirring frequently to turn the chicken in the soy sauce.

Stage 14 - 3 min.
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Add the cooked almonds to the vegetables, add the chicken pieces, and mix well.

Stage 15 - 1 min.
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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

% 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).

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And to drink?: A well chilled rosé.

Source

Home made.

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