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                         GARLIC CHICKEN - SZECHUAN
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chinese                          Chicken
                 Main Dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         Chicken breasts -- skinned
                         boneless optional
    1      cup           Peanut oil
      1/4  teaspoon      Cornstarch
    3      tablespoons   Chicken stock
      1/4  cup           Garlic -- chopped
      1/3  cup           Sliced water chestnuts
      1/3  cup           Sliced bamboo shoots -- or cooked carrots
      1/2  teaspoon      Salt
      1/2  teaspoon      Sugar
    3      tablespoons   Soy sauce
      1/2  cup           -water
    1      teaspoon      Sesame oil
                         -----MARINADE-----
    1      teaspoon      Dry sherry
      1/4  teaspoon      Salt
    1      tablespoon    Sesame oil
    1                    Egg white
 
 Chop chicken  breasts into  2 inch  square pieces; mix marinade ingredients  in 
a  medium  bowl; add chicken pieces and mix well; let stand  at least  20
minutes; heat 1 cup oil in a wok over medium heat 1 minute;  add chicken pieces
and stir-fry until chicken is almost cooked, 3 to 4  minutes; remove chicken,
draining  well over the wok; set aside; remove oil from wok except  4
tablespoons; dissolve cornstarch in chicken stock  to make a paste; set aside;
heat oil in wok over medium heat 1 minute;  add  cooked  chicken, garlic,  water
chestnuts and bamboo shoots; stir-fry about 2  minutes; add salt, sugar, soy
sauce and water; cover and cook over low heat 10 minutes; add cornstarch paste;
stir-fry until sauce thickens slightly,  about	 30 seconds; stir in 1 teaspoon
of sesame oil; serve hot. Makes 4 servings. I have one more to post...
 
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