Quick-Fried Chicken Cubes with Walnuts

Quick-Fried Chicken Cubes with Walnuts

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Servings: 4
Calories: 720


  • 1 lb Chicken breasts boned
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbs Cornflour cornstarch
  • 1 Egg white lightly beaten
  • 3 floz Vegetable oil
  • 8 oz Shelled walnuts halved
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 Tbs Soy sauce
  • 2 Tbs Rice wine or dry sherry


  • Cut the chicken flesh into bite-sized pieces.
  • Mix the salt and cornflour (cornstarch) together, then rub into the chicken pieces.
  • Put the cubes in a bowl and pour over the egg white. Toss gently to coat the cubes thoroughly.
  • Heat the oil in a large frying-pan. Add the chicken cubes and stir-fry over high heat for 2 minutes.
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer the cubes to a plate and set aside. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon of oil from the pan and add the walnuts.
  • Reduce the heat to moderate and stir-fry the walnuts for 1 minute. Return the chicken cubes to the pan and stir-fry for a further 1 minute.
  • Sprinkle over the remaining ingredients and stir-fry for 1 1/2 minutes. Transfer the mixture to a warmed serving dish and serve at once.
Calories: 720 kcal
Carbohydrates: 11 g
Protein: 34 g
Fat: 62g
Saturated Fat: 7 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 73 mg
Sodium: 978 mg
Potassium: 697 mg
Fiber: 4 g
Sugar: 3 g
Vitamin A: 45 IU
Vitamin C: 2 mg
Calcium: 64 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Cuisine Asian
Ingredients Chicken
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