Moo Goo Gai Pan (mah Gu Gai Pin)

Recipe by Johnney
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut chicken breasts into strips.
  • Add seasonings in the order given and marinate chicken for about 15 minutes.
  • While chicken is marinating, prepare vegetables.
  • Rinse and slice bamboo shoots and water chestnuts.
  • Slice and chop ginger, and peel and mince garlic clove.
  • Prepare sauce ingredients and set aside.
  • Heat wok and add oil.
  • Add garlic and ginger.
  • Add chicken and stir-fry until it changes color.
  • Remove and set aside.
  • Add 1 tablespoon oil.
  • Add the mushrooms and stir-fry for several seconds, then add bamboo shoots, and water chestnuts.
  • Stir-fry briefly.
  • Give the sauce a quick re-stir, then make a well in the middle of the wok and add sauce.
  • Cook, stirring, until the sauce is thickened.
  • Return chicken to wok.
  • Mix together and serve hot.
  • NOTE:
  • *Youcan also use chicken broth.
  • Just bring it to a boil, add a bit of rice wine for flavor, and let it simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Another variation is to boil the mushrooms in the chicken broth before stir-frying.
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