Chinese Almond Chicken Recipe




  • 1 large chicken breast half boned and skinned
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup whole blanched almonds
  • 2 tbsp sherry
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 6 ounce package frozen snow peas thawed
  • 2 tbsp sliced green onions

How to make Chinese Almond Chicken:

  • Cut chicken into 3/4 inch cubes.
  • Set aside.
  • Heat oil in wok over medium high heat.
  • Add almonds and toss until browned about 5 minutes.
  • Remove with slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Add chicken to wok and toss 3 minutes.
  • In small bowl mix sherry soy sauce, cornstarch, sugar and ginger.
  • Stir into chicken then cook and stir until thickened.
  • Stir in snow peas, onion and reserved almonds.
  • Chinese Almond Chicken is ready to serve.
  • Heat through then serve with hot steamed rice.

I am Bushra Waheed and the blogger behind the Recipestable. I started my blog in Oct of 2009 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.


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