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    Velvet Chicken With Fried Almonds and Broccolini

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

    Terese's Note:

    Courtesy of Stephanie Alexander, simple and delicious!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 500 -600 g skinless chicken breasts, sliced into strips
    • 1 liter water
    • 1 tablespoon peanut oil or 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 2 tablespoons peanut oil or 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, extra
    • 100 g sliced almonds
    • 2 teaspoons ginger, flinely sliced
    • 2 bunches Broccolini, blanched

    Velvet Coating

    Directions:

    1. 1
      To coat the chicken lightly whisk the egg white in a large bowl but do not let it go frothy. Whisk in the other coating ingredients. Add the chicken strips and mix well and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
    2. 2
      Bring the water and 1 tbsp of oil to the boil in a wok. Add the chicken and keep stirring to separate the strips until the chicken pieces turn white, which should take less than a minute. Remove chicken and put into a colander and shake off liquid.
    3. 3
      Heat half the extra oil in the pan and fry the flaked almonds until golden. Scoop onto paper towels.
    4. 4
      Wipe out the wok. Heat remaining oil, sear the ginger and then quickly toss the chicken pieces for about a minute. Add the blanched broccolini for a few seconds and then serve with almonds scattered over.

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    Nutritional Facts for Velvet Chicken With Fried Almonds and Broccolini

    Serving Size: 1 (425 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 390.0
     
    Calories from Fat 229
    58%
    Total Fat 25.4 g
    39%
    Saturated Fat 3.3 g
    16%
    Cholesterol 80.0 mg
    26%
    Sodium 457.5 mg
    19%
    Total Carbohydrate 7.5 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
    12%
    Sugars 1.0 g
    4%
    Protein 32.8 g
    65%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    Broccolini

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