Chicken and ham in green paradise

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Chicken breasts halves
½ cup Chicken broth
½ pounds Cooked ham, diagonally sliced in 2 x 1 x 1/4\" strips
2 teaspoons Cornstarch
2 tablespoons Light corn syrup
2 teaspoons Soy sauce
2 teaspoons Dry sherry
1 tablespoon Corn oil
2 cups Broccoli flowerets
1 \N Green onion, thinly sliced
¼ teaspoon Minced ginger root

In a large skillet or wok, bring chicken and broth to boil over high heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes. Turn off heat; let stand 20 minutes or until chicken is tender. Remove chicken from broth; reserve ⅔ cup broth. Discard chicken bones and skin. Cut into 2 x 1" pieces. Arrange chicken and ham alternately on serving platter; keep warm.

In small bowl, stir together cornstarch, reserved broth, corn syrup, soy sauce and sherry until smooth.

In large skillet or wok, heat corn oil over medium high heat. Add broccoli; stir fry 2 minutes or until tender crisp. Remove. Arrange around chicken and ham on serving platter. keep warm. Add green onion and ginger to skillet; stir fry 30 seconds. Stir cornstarch mixture; add to green onions and ginger. Stirring constantly, bring to boil over medium heat and boil 1 minute. Spoon over chicken and ham. Makes 4 servings.

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