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Chicken With Mushrooms (Moo Goo Gai Pan)

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  Chicken breast halves 4 , boned skinned and cut into 0.5 inch cubes
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Scallions 2 , cut into 0.5 inch slices
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into 0.5 inch cubes
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Snow pea pods 12 , strings removed
  Mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, sliced into t shapes
  Water chestnuts 6 , sliced
  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon, dissolved in 2 tablespoons cold water
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon (For Cornstarch)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Combine the chicken with the wine and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Set aside.
Stirfry the scal lions and celery in oil for 1 minute.
Push aside.
Stirfry the snow pea pods 2 minutes.
Push aside.
Stirfry mushrooms and waterchestnuts 1 to 2 minutes.
Push aside.
Add the chicken and wine and stirfry 2 to 3 minutes, until chicken is done.
Combine the chicken and vegetables in the wok.
Stir together the broth, cornstarch mixture, and another 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Add slowly to the chicken and vegetables in the wok and heat until thickened and clear.
Serve over rice and sprinkle with almonds, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Stir Fried

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Chicken With Mushrooms (Moo Goo Gai Pan) Recipe