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Chinese Almond Chicken with Mushroom and Bamboo Shoots


Chinese Almond Chicken with Mushroom and Bamboo Shoots recipe















3 pound chicken
cleaned and skinned
cup mushrooms
fresh, sliced lengthwise
3 tablespoon soy sauce, tamari
½ cup bamboo shoots
cut diagonally
¾ teaspoon salt
½ cup celery
cut diagonally
1 tablespoon cornstarch
¼ cup onions
cut in thin strips
2 tablespoon sherry
10 water chestnuts
sliced thin
1 cup almonds
cup chicken broth
peanut oil
about 2 cups


Remove both light and dark meat from bones; cut in shreds. Smear with a mixture of soy sauce, salt, cornstarch and Sherry; set aside.

Fry almonds or walnuts until golden in 1½ cups hot oil. Pour off oil; drain almonds on a paper towel. Reheat pan; add 3 tablespoons oil. Sauté vegetables for 1 minute; drain off oil and set aside.

Heat 4 tablespoons oil; sauté chicken for 1 minute. Mix in vegetables and stock; simmer 1 minute. Add almonds or and walnuts. Serve with rice.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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think calorie count is far off. must have included all the oil that is drained off after frying nuts?????

over 12 years ago

Yes, the nutrition fact definitely includes the 2 cups of oil completely.

over 12 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 107g (3.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 44867% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 52%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 364mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 52g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 2% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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