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Shanghai Style Chicken

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  Onion 1 Medium, peeled and chopped
  Carrot 1 , peeled and chopped
  Stalk celery 1 , chopped
  Parsley stalk 6 (Fresh Ones)
  Fresh ginger slices 1
  White peppercorns 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Cold water 1 1⁄2 Liter (6 Cups)
  Chicken 3 Pound (1.5 Kilogram)
  Green asparagus 1 Pound (Fresh Ones, 450 Grams)
  Toasted sesame seeds 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon, To Sprinkle)
For sauce
  Vegetable oil 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Onion 1 , peeled and thinly sliced
  Chopped garlic 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red chili peppers 2 , seeded and chopped
  Oyster sauce 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Soy sauce 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Chicken stock 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Cornstarch 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)

1 Cook chicken by placing onion, carrot, celery, seasonings and water into a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, add chicken and simmer until tender. Remove chicken meat from carcass in strips. Set aside.
2 Snap off tough ends of asparagus stalks. Scrape stems lightly with a peeler or small sharp knife. Wash well.
3 Tie asparagus in several bunches. Cook in boiling salted water 6-8 minutes. Refresh in cold water.
4 To Make Sauce: Heat oil in a saucepan. Saute onion and garlic 2-3 minutes and add chili peppers. Blend oyster sauce, soy sauce, stock, salt, pepper and cornstarch together. Add to onion mixture and stir until boiling.
5 Arrange cooked asparagus on a serving platter. Top with chicken strips. Spoon sauce over chicken and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3677 Calories from Fat 1981

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 222 g341.8%

Saturated Fat 53.2 g266.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 919.2 mg306.4%

Sodium 2673.4 mg111.4%

Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.7%

Dietary Fiber 27.6 g110.5%

Sugars 32.8 g

Protein 308 g615.5%

Vitamin A 321.5% Vitamin C 165.5%

Calcium 93.3% Iron 175.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Shanghai Style Chicken Recipe