RECIPES

Cantonese style chicken with almonds and jasmine rice

Almond Chicken Cantonese style - a tender and juicy chicken stir-fry with almonds, zucchini, shitake and carrots in Chinese brown sauce flavoured with soy and spiked with sherry. So good and much better than takeout! Another sweet thing about this recipe is that it only takes 20 minutes to prepare.

Preparation time

Temps de preparació

Dificultat

Difficulty

Ingredients

  • Sherry
  • Garlic
  • Chicken breast
  • Shitake
  • Carrot
  • Cornstarch
  • Spring onion
  • Soy sauce (Soy, Gluten, Sulfites)
  • Zucchini
  • Jazmin rice
  • Almonds (Nuts)

Necessary utensils

  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Frying pan
  • Pot
  • Bowl

Nutritional information (every 100 grams)

Calories159,0 Kcal
Fat7,9 g
of which saturated fat1,6 g
Carbohydrates7,8 g
of which sugar0,7 g
Proteins13,4 g
Salt0 g

Preparation time

Difficulty

Ingredients

  • Sherry
  • Garlic
  • Chicken breast
  • Shitake
  • Carrot
  • Cornstarch
  • Spring onion
  • Soy sauce (Soy, Gluten, Sulfites)
  • Zucchini
  • Jazmin rice
  • Almonds (Nuts)

Necessary utensils

  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Frying pan
  • Pot
  • Bowl

Nutritional information (every 100 grams)

Calories159,0 Kcal
Fat7,9 g
of which saturated fat1,6 g
Carbohydrates7,8 g
of which sugar0,7 g
Proteins13,4 g
Salt0 g

Cooking step by step

Cooking
step by step

The rice:

Put rice, water and a pinch of salt in a pot. (2 cups of water for each cup of rice)
Bring to a boil and lower the heat to a minimum.
Boil covered 10-15 min or until the rice has absorbed the water.

El arroz

Prepare the ingredients:

Mince onion and garlic.
Cut carrot and shitake into thin strips.
Cut zucchini into small cubes.
Cut chicken into small pieces (2 cm). 

The sauce:

Mix maizena and soy sauce. 

The chicken:

Heat a dash of oil in the pan and sauté the chicken over high heat 3-4 min.
Set aside

The veggies:

Lower the heat a bit and sauté garlic, onion and carrot.
After 1 min add zucchini and shitake.
Sauté a few minutes until the vegetables softens. 

The finishing touch:

Add sherry and wait for it to evaporate a little.
Add chicken, almonds and the sauce.
Cook for a moment until everything is heated up.
Serve with jasmine rice. 

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