Hot Chinese Chicken Salad

  • Yield 4 servings


8 -- broiler-fryer chicken thighs, skinned, boned,cut into 1-inch chunks
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup corn oil
1 large tomato, cut into chunks
1 -- (4 ounce) can water chestnuts, drained, sliced
1 -- (4 ounce) can mushrooms, drained
1 cup coarsely chopped green onion
1 cup slant sliced celery
1 teaspoon flavor enhancer
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 cups finely shredded iceberg lettuce


  1. In shallow dish place cornstarch.  Add chicken and dredge to coat.  In wok* place oil and heat to medium temperature.  Add chicken and cook, turning, about 3 minutes or until brown.
  2. Add tomato, water chestnuts, mushrooms, onion, celery, flavor enhancer, garlic powder, soy sauce and stir.  Cover and simmer about 5 minutes or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease.  In bowl place lettuce.  Add chicken and vegetable mixture and toss lightly.  Serve hot with rice.  
*If wok not available, use fry pan.



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