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Chinese Chicken Stir Fry

Cuisine: Chinese
Type: Chicken, Poultry
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

4   Chicken breast fillets - (approximately 4 oz.
  All visible fat - removed
1 1/3 cups 315mlHomemade chicken broth or - commercial low-sodiu
3 tablespoons 45mlCornstarch
3 tablespoons 45mlSherry
2 tablespoons 30mlLight soy sauce
1 tablespoon 15mlRice vinegar
1 tablespoon 15mlHot pepper oil
1 tablespoon 15mlGrated fresh ginger
3   Garlic - minced
1 tablespoon 15mlSesame oil
1   Fresh - mushrooms, sliced
1 cup 146g / 5.1ozDiced red bell pepper
3/4 cup 46g / 1.6ozSliced green onion
1/3 cup 48g / 1.7ozUnsalted dry-roosted pecan - halves

Recipe Instructions

Rinse chicken and pat dry. Cut into 1-inch cubes. Set aside.

In a small bowl, combine broth, cornstarch, sherry, soy sauce, and vinegar. Set aside.

Heat hot pepper oil in a nonstick skillet or wok over high heat. Add ginger and garlic and saute 1 minute. Add chicken and stir-fry until lightly browned. Transfer chicken to plate and set-aside.

Add sesame oil to skillet. Stir in mushrooms and pepper. Cover pan, reduce heat, and steam 5-7 minutes. Add chicken broth mixture. Return chicken to pan and cook until sauce is thickened. Add onions and pecans and cook 2 minutes more.

Serve over rice if desired.

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