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Chinese: Oriental Pistachio Chicken

Chinese: Oriental Pistachio Chicken Chinese: Oriental Pistachio Chicken Chinese: Oriental Pistachio Chicken

Nothing is like a Chinese stir-fry when it comes to 'Quick, Easy and Delicious"!











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8 each chicken breasts
halved, boned and skinned
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon paprika
1 x salt and black pepper
freshly ground, to taste
3 tablespoons safflower oil
2 cups beef stock
2 teaspoons cornstarch
cup red wine
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
4 each scallions, spring or green onions
including tops, chopped
¼ cup pistachio nuts
1 x rice noodles
1 x pistachio nuts


Season chicken breasts with garlic powder, paprika, salt and pepper.

Sauté chicken in oil over medium-high heat.

In saucepan, combine beef broth, cornstarch, wine and oyster sauce.

Heat to boiling and simmer for 10 minutes.

Add green onions and ¼ cup pistachios.

Prepare rice noodles according to package directions.

Place noodles on heated serving dish, top with chicken breasts and pour sauce over all.

Garnish with additional pistachios.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

Add review




Sorry but those nuts in the picture are cashews.

about 9 years ago

Yes, I didn't have pistachio nuts on hand, so used cashews instead. Also added some red bell pepper and carrots to give some veggie boost. The best thing of stir-fry is that you can add whatever you have on hand, and it still tastes delicious. Happy Cooking :)


Also---8 chicken breasts seems WAY off! Should it be 8 OUNCES of chicken breast?

about 9 years ago

This recipe is 8 servings, so 8 chicken breasts are the right amount. 8 ounces chicken breast (1 chicken breast weights about 8 ounces) would be only 1/2 pound and enough for maybe 1 or 2 servings.

So it all depends on how much you are going to make, and it's very easy to scale down the recipe. Hope this helps :)


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 168g (5.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 28431% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 309mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 58g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 3% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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