Chinese Almond Chicken Quick and Easy Recipe

Chinese Almond Chicken: it is an Asian recipe, certainly one of the most requested by Italians in Chinese restaurants (together with lemon chicken and spring rolls). Today I propose my recipe, if you feel like Asia try to prepare it, it is also very fast! In the foreign recipes section you will find other Asian recipes. Also propose some recipes that you particularly love, I will prepare it for you and I will try to make it easy to make, in the meantime try this chicken with almonds, I assure you it is really the same as that of Chinese restaurants and it is very good!

Ingredients for 2 people

  • 200 gr of chicken breast;
  • 40 gr. shelled mondorle;
  • 3 tablespoons of soy sauce; a teaspoon of sugar
  • 3 tablespoons of seed oil; half a shallot


How to make Chinese Almond Chicken

Cut the chicken breast into cubes and flour it. Remove the excess flour and set the chicken aside.

Chinese Almond Chicken
Chinese Almond Chicken

In a non-stick pan, toast the almonds until they are golden on both sides. Keep the almonds aside.

Chinese Almond Chicken
Chinese Almond Chicken

Put 2 tablespoons of oil in the pan (seed oil is preferable, since it is closer to the flavor of the original dish, but olive oil is fine too) add half chopped shallots. As soon as the shallot browns, pour the previously diced and floured chicken breast into the pan.

Chinese Almond Chicken

Cook over medium heat for a minute and add the soy sauce, almonds, half a teaspoon of sugar and a little salt. Also add half a cup of water, turn everything and let it flavor.

Chinese Almond Chicken
Chinese Almond Chicken

Cook for another three or four minutes by putting the lid on the pan, add a few tablespoons of water if too dry (it will also be used to soften the chicken and create the sauce).

Plate up and serve your Chinese Almond Chicken hot. ENJOY YOUR MEAL!

WINE TO MATCH: Traminer white wine, or Chinese beer

For most of the wine pairings of this blog I have consulted the site:

Chinese Almond Chicken

Chinese Almond Chicken

Enjoy your meal!


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