Basic stir-fried cooked chicken

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Cooked chicken (up to)
3 cups Vegetables (up to)
3 tablespoons Oil
½ teaspoon Salt
½ cup Stock
1 tablespoon Cornstarch
3 tablespoons Water

1. Bone cooked chicken. Slice or dice chicken and vegetables.

2. Heat oil. Add salt, then vegetables, and stir-fry to coat with oil (about 2 minutes).

3. Stir in stock and heat quickly. Cook, covered, over medium heat, until vegetables are just about done. Then stir in cooked chicken only to heat through.

4. Meanwhile blend cornstarch and cold water to a paste; then stir in to thicken. Serve at once.

NOTE: Any vegetable can be used. (See "Cooking Instructions for Vegetables" for details on cooking time.) Also see suggested vegetable combinations in recipe "Stir-Fried Cooked Chicken Veggie Combos". VARIATIONS: 1. In step 4, add to the cornstarch paste any of the following: 1 to 2 teaspoons soy sauce, 1 teaspoon sherry, or a few drops ofsesame oil.

2. At the end of step 4, garnish with ½ cup almond or walnut meats, blanched, toasted and slivered. From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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