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Ch'ueh Ch'ao Chi Ting (Stir-Fried Chicken in Sauce)

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Category : Chicken

Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients (Help):
1 lb Boned chicken

MARINATE
1 tb Egg white
1 1/2 tb Cornstarch
1 tb Soysauce (light)
10 Mushrooms (sliced)
1 c Diced green peppers
1/2 c Sliced water chestnuts
-(or diced bamboo shoot)
20 Slices cooked carrot
3 tb Diced scallion
1 tb Sliced ginger

SEASONING SAUCE
2 tb Light soysauce
1/2 tb Cornstarch
1 tb Wine
1/4 ts Salt
1/2 ts Sugar
1/4 ts Black pepper
1/2 ts Sesame oil

-BIRD'S NEST-
2/3 lb Potatoes
1/3 ts Salt
1 c Cornstarch
8 c Oil

Procedure:

1. Dice the chicken into 1/2 inch pieces and marinate for half an hour
with marinating sauce (1 tb of egg white, 1 1/2 tb cornstarch, and 1 tb
soysauce).
Fry in lukewarm oil until the meat becomes white and then drain.

2. Heat the pan with 3 tb of oil and saute scallion, ginger, mushrooms,
water chestnuts, carrot, green pepper. Then put in the chicken cubes and
add the seasoning sauce. Turn up to high heat. Stir and pour into bird's
nest.

3. Bird's nest: Cut the potatoes into thin shreds.
Run through cold water, drain, and dry. Place into a bowl and mix with
1/3 ts salt, 1 cup of cornstarch. Then place potato shreds in one strainer
and press upon it another strainer and submerge both in very hot oil. Deep
fry about 4 minutes until golden brown. Drain and take the bird's nest out
from the strainer.

4. Shred and deep fry some green vegetables or shred some lettuce and
place under the nest for decoration.



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