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Almond Chicken

A yummy chicken stir-fry that everyone seems to love.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cut chicken into bite sized peices. Heat oil in a large frying pan or wok. Add chicken and 1 tsp of salt. Stir fry until cooked through, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. If no oil is left in the pan, add an additional tbsp. Add celery, stir fry for 4 minutes or until it just starts getting tender.
  3. Add snow peas, green onions, and 1/2 tsp of salt. Stir fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Mix bullion and water in a bowl until bullion is dissolved. Pour into wok, add chicken back in and stir until heated through. Serve with almonds sprinkled over the top as garnish.
  5. Other good ingredients to use: bean sprouts, water chestnuts, white or yellow onion, or carrot.
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Food Group Avg Member Opinion 
Nuts and Nut Products
OK*
Oils
Moderation*
Chicken and Poultry Products
OK*
Vegetables and Vegetable Products
OK*
Soup
Moderation*
Water
Favorable*
Spices and Herbs
OK*
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Reviews 
A great basic stir fry recipe, with crunchy almonds on top!
11 Jun 07 by member: reeneejune
Delicious. I only chopped up one stalk of celery vs a whole cup though. And I added a dried mixture of white onion and green onion. Served over chow mein noodles (a splurge)...yummy.
05 Apr 08 by member: Cornflakes
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Nutrition summary:

There are 231 calories in 1 serving of Almond Chicken.
Calorie break-down: 63% fat, 14% carbs, 23% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 151
Calories 231
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 16.73g 26%
  Saturated Fat 1.35g 7%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 4.442g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 10.05g  
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 813mg 34%
Potassium 384mg  
Total Carbohydrate 8.26g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 3.9g 16%
  Sugars 3.23g  
Protein 13.72g  
 
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 55%
Calcium 8% Iron 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
12%
of RDI*
(231 calories)
12% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (14%)
 
Fat (63%)
 
Protein (23%)
Carbohydrates, 8.26g (14%) Fat, 16.73g (63%) Protein, 13.72g (23%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories