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Recipe for Almond Chicken Recipe

Recipe Ingredients:
1-1/2  cups water
tbsp dry sherry, divided
4-1/2  tsp cornstarch
tbsp cornstarch
tsp soy sauce
tsp instant chicken bouillon granules
egg white
1/2  tsp salt
whole boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  vegetable oil for frying
1/2  cup blanched whole almonds (about 3 ounces)
large carrot, diced
tsp minced fresh ginger
green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
ribs celery, diagonally cut into 1/2-inch pieces
fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/2  cup sliced bamboo shoots (1/2 of 8-ounce can), drained

Cooking Directions:
1.  Combine water, 2 tablespoons sherry, 4-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch, the soy sauce and bouillon granules in small saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens, about 5 minutes. Keep warm.

2.  Combine remaining 2 tablespoons sherry, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, egg white and salt in medium bowl. Add chicken pieces; stir to coat well.

3.  Heat oil in wok or large skillet over high heat to 375

4.  Remove all but 2 tablespoons oil from wok. Add almonds and stir-fry until golden, about 2 minutes; remove almonds and drain. Add carrot and ginger; stir-fry 1 minute. Add all remaining ingredients; stir-fry until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in chicken, almonds and sauce; cook and stir until heated through.

    Whole Blanched Almonds Whole Blanched Almonds
Fresh California whole almonds without the skin are excellent for all baking needs.

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