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Bamboo Chicken

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Ingredients
  Frying chicken pieces 6
  Butter 1 Teaspoon
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Monosodium glutamate 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Frozen chinese pea pods 9 Ounce (1 1/2 Cups Or 1 Package)
  Canned bamboo shoots 5 Ounce, drained (3/4 Cup Or 1 Can)
  Diagonally sliced celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stalk)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Canned sliced water chestnuts 5 Ounce, drained (1/2 Cup Or 1 Can)
Directions

In large fry pan, melt butter.
Brown chicken well over medium heat.
Add broth, soy sauce and MSG; simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
Add pea pods, bamboo shoots and celery; continue simmering 5 minutes until pea pods are tender.
Combine cornstarch and cold water; mix well.
Drizzle over chicken and vegetables.
Continue simmering, stirring gently to blend, until sauce thickens.
Add water chestnuts; heat through.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Braising
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
3

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 494 Calories from Fat 99

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17%

Saturated Fat 3.3 g16.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 213.6 mg71.2%

Sodium 1054.9 mg44%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.9 g27.5%

Sugars 7.9 g

Protein 72 g143.6%

Vitamin A 44% Vitamin C 38.1%

Calcium 65.7% Iron 46.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Bamboo Chicken Recipe