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Almond Chicken

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Ingredients
  Boneless, skinless, chicken breasts 4
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Rice wine 1 Tablespoon
  Sweet 'n low sweetener packets 1
  Chicken stock 2 Tablespoon
  Ginger root 1 Inch, peeled and minced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Egg 1
  Almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), ground
  Peanut oil 6 Cup (96 tbs) (For Frying)
Directions

1. Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Cut into strips 1/2" wide by 3" long.
2. Stir soy sauce, rice wine, chicken stock, sweetener, ginger, and garlic together. Place chicken in marinade, turning to coat. Marinate at least one hour, turning chicken after half an hour.
3. Remove chicken from marinade and drain on paper towels.
4. Beat egg slightly with 1/2 tsp water. One by one, dip chicken pieces in egg and roll in almonds to coat. Let almond coated pieces set 15 minutes.
5. Heat oil to 350°F. Fry chicken pieces in batches one layer deep until crisp, golden brown. Be sure to let oil come back up to 350°F between batches. Drain on paper towels and serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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