Almond Chicken Recipe

Preparation Time
Difficulty Moderately easy
Occasion Dinner Party, Chirstmas, Bonefire Party, Birthday Party, Picnic Recipes
Recipe Type Lunch, Dinner
Cuisine Chinese Cuisine

Almond Chicken is another winner to add to that list. It was a pretty popular dish starting around a century ago, served alongside egg foo young and chop suey at Chinese restaurants in the U.S. From the 1940s through the 1960s, cookbooks aimed at American housewives printed recipes to allow them to recreate the popular dish at home


Ingredient Quantity Calories Fat Cholestrol
Boneless Chicken breasts 2 nos 2362.88 3.32
Soy Sauce 2 tablespoon 31.82 0.02
Rice Wine 1 tablespoon 25.05
Sugar 0.5 teaspoon 15.48
Corn Starch 1 teaspoon 11.55
Chicken Stock Cube 6 teaspoon 0.16
Ginger Paste 1.5 teaspoon 1.2
Garlic 1 clove 4.47 0.02
Egg 1 nos 77.5 5.3 0.21
Almond 1 cup 545.3 46.84
Peanut Oil 6 cup 11404.8 1296
14480.21 1351.5 0.21

Preparation Method

  1. 1 Pat Chicken dry with paper towels. Cut into strips 1/2" wide by 3" long.
  2. 2 Stir Soy Sauce, Rice Wine, Chicken stock, Sugar, Corn Starch, Ginger, and Garlic together.
  3. 3 Place Chicken in marinade, turning to coat. Marinate at least one hour, turning Chicken after half an hour.
  4. 4 Remove Chicken from marinade and drain on paper towels. Beat Egg slightly with 1/2 teaspoon Water.
  5. 5 One by one, dip Chicken pieces in Egg and roll in Almond to coat.
  6. 6 Let Almond coated pieces set 15 minutes. Heat Oil to 350. Fry Chicken pieces in batches one layer deep unTil crisp, golden brown. Be sure to let Oil come back up to 350 between batches.
  7. 7 Drain on paper towels and serve at once.