Using Herbs and Spices

Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Diced Chicken with Walnuts Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 5-6

1

3

2

1

15 slices

2/3 cup

 

Marinade

1/2

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon

 

Seasoning sauce

2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

1/2 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

 

5 tablespoons

Chicken (boned) or 1 lb breast fillet

Green onion

Green pepper

Red hot pepper

Ginger

Walnut halves (or cashew nuts)

 

 

Egg white

Cornstarch paste

Soy sauce

 

 

Soy sauce

Wine

Brown vinegar

Cornstarch

Salt

Sugar

 

Oil

Method :
  • Cut the boned chicken into pieces the size of a walnut half and mix thoroughly with the marinating ingredients. Let stand for at least 30 minutes.

  • Cut green onion into 1/2 inch long pieces. Cut green pepper, red pepper the same size as chicken and 2 slices of fresh ginger.

  • Now fry or crisp in oven 2/3 cup walnut halves. Set aside and prepare the seasoning sauce in a bowl.

  • Deep fry chicken in oil, that is not too hot (about 300oC). If the chicken pieces stick to each other the oil is too hot, lower temperature slightly. Fry for 1/2 minute.

  • Remove chicken and drain off oil from frying pan.

  • Put back only 2 tablespoons oil in pan and stir fry the ginger slices. Add green onion, stir quickly, frying for only a few seconds, then add the green pepper.

  • If you like a spicy hot taste, add the red pepper first then the chicken and seasoning sauce.

  • Stir until thickened and heat thoroughly turn off heat.

  • Add the walnuts and red pepper if it is used only for color. Serve hot.

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