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Classic Chicken Almond

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Ingredients
Raw chicken breasts - 2 cups , sliced in strips
Crisco - 1/4 cup
Bamboo shoots - 2 cans (5 ounces each) , drained and diced
Celery - 2 cups, diced
Water chestnuts - 2 cans (5 ounces each) , drained and sliced
Chicken broth - 3 cups
Soy sauce - 2 tablespoons
Cornstarch - 1/3 cup
Cold water - 1/2 cup
Almond halves - 1/2 cup , toasted
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large pan, heat the Crisco till it becomes hot. Place the pan over high heat and stir quickly till melted and evenly hot
2. Add the bamboo shoots, celery, water chestnuts, chicken broth, and soy sauce to the hot oil and mix thoroughly. Bring this mixture to the boil and cook for 5 minutes till the vegetables are crisp and tender
3. In a small bowl, tip in the cornstarch and cold water and add to the chicken and cook till the mixture till it becomes thick and bubbled
4. Add salt to taste and mix well

SERVING
5. Sprinkle with almonds and serve over hot cooked rice

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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