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Homemade Chicken Chow Mein

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Ingredients
  Chicken 4 Pound, disjointed
  Bay leaf 1
  Parsley sprigs 3
  Celery stalk 1⁄2
  Lard/Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon (Generous)
  Onion 1 Large, thinly sliced
  Celery 2 Cup (32 tbs), cut into thin strips
  Fresh mushrooms 3⁄4 Pound, peeled and sliced
  Fresh water chestnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fresh bean sprouts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bamboo shoots 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon (Generous)
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Egg noodles 8 Ounce, fried in deep fat
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Bouquet garni 1
Directions

Cook chicken until tender in salted water with bouquet garni.
Drain.
Reserve broth.
Discard bouquet garni.
Bone chicken pieces.
Return bones to broth.
Simmer, covered, gently 1 hour.
Cut meat into thin strips, reserving white meat for garnishing.
Brown onion in cooking oil in a large skillet over low heat.
Stir in celery and mushrooms.
Add 1 cup strained chicken broth.
Simmer gently 10 minutes.
Stir occasionally.
Stir in water chestnuts, bean sprouts and bamboo shoots.
Mix cornstarch with 1/2 cup strained chicken broth and soy sauce.
Stir into frying pan until well mixed.
Add chicken meat.
Simmer 10 minutes.
Season with salt, pepper and soy sauce.
Serve on egg noodles.
Garnish with strips of breast meat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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