Almond Chicken

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by skat5762

An oriental-styled fragrant chicken meal: no more take-out! Prep time includes marination time.

Top Review by Gina Rivera

I have a favorite Chinese takeout and my husband ALWAYS orders Almond Chicken.This was dead on and above. MUCH fresher and taster than takeout. I did marinate it for about 2 hours, and instead of vegtable oil used peanut oil (higher smoking point). Fantastic recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dice chicken into 1 inch cubes.
  2. Combine marinade ingredients, add chicken and mix well.
  3. Let stand 1/2 hour.
  4. Heat oil in wok, add chicken and stir fry until browned.
  5. Remove chicken and drain well.
  6. Stir fry ginger, onion, pepper and bamboo shoots for about 1 minute, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  7. Combine ingredients for seasoning sauce in a small bowl, mix well and add to wok.
  8. Bring to boil.
  9. Add chicken to boiling sauce.
  10. Stir fry chicken until coated with sauce.
  11. Add almonds, mix well and serve hot.
  12. Variation----------------------.
  13. Deep fry slivered almonds in vegetable oil for 2 to 3 minutes to crisp them up.
  14. Drain well on paper towel.
  15. Let stand for 5 minutes before using.

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