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Chicken With Walnuts In Plum Sauce

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Ingredients
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (At Boiling Point)
  Walnut halves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 Tablespoon, beaten
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Chicken thighs 1 1⁄2 Pound, boned and skinned (About 6 In Number)
  Oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Plum sauce/Hoisin sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh ginger 1 Inch, peeled and finely chopped,
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Green onions 2 , finely chopped (For Garnish)
Directions

Pour boiling water over walnuts and let stand for 5 minutes.
Drain and pat dry.
Combine egg with 1 tablespoon oil and cornstarch in small bowl.
Add chicken pieces and toss gently to coat evenly.
Heat 1/2 cup oil in wok over medium-high heat until haze forms.
Add walnuts and fry until golden, about 45 seconds.
Remove with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
Add chicken to wok and cook until golden, about 3 minutes.
Drain.
Pour off all but thin film of oil.
Return pan to heat, add plum or hoisin sauce, ginger, sugar, soy sauce and sesame oil and stir until combined.
Reduce heat and simmer, stirring constantly, until sauce begins to glisten, about 1 to 2 minutes.
Add chicken and walnuts and mix thoroughly with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Plum

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