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Chinese Walnut Chicken

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  Whole chicken breasts 4
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Cooking oil 5 Tablespoon
  Coarsely chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Smoked ham 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced in 1/2-inch squares (About 4 Slices Packaged Variety)
  Hot chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Bone breasts, discarding skin; or have butcher do it.
Press with hands to make of uniform thickness.
Cut in 1 1/2-inch squares.
Mix cornstarch, 1/2 teaspoon salt, the pepper, sugar, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, and 2 tablespoons oil.
Add chicken and stir to coat evenly.
Saute walnuts until golden in 1 tablespoon oil.
Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Heat remaining oil, add chicken mixture and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
Add ham and walnuts and stir-fry for about 5 minutes.
Stir in remaining soy sauce and broth, scraping up brown bits from bottom of pan.
Cook for 1 minute longer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2174 Calories from Fat 1166

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 131 g202.1%

Saturated Fat 17.9 g89.6%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 552.6 mg184.2%

Sodium 5032.5 mg209.7%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.8%

Sugars 8.6 g

Protein 209 g418%

Vitamin A 5.4% Vitamin C 13.8%

Calcium 14.1% Iron 53%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chinese Walnut Chicken Recipe