Chicken: Empress Chicken

posted by SandyOH 02-14-100 5:45 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Empress Chicken
Recipe By : unknown source
Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Ethnic Main Dishes
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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6 chicken legs
6 chicken wings
1 green onion -- cut in 1/2-inch pieces
4 slices ginger root or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons oil
1 small bamboo shoot -- cut into thin slices
1/2 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons dry sherry
2 cups chicken broth
1 tablespoon sugar
3 tablespoons fresh or frozen green peas
1/8 teaspoon Ac'cent (MSG) -- optional

Wash and dry chicken. Heat oil in a skillet and saute green onion and ginger 2 minutes. Add chicken and bamboo shoot; saute until chicken is lightly browned.

Stir in soy sauce, sherry, and sufficient broth (about 2 cups) to cover the chicken pieces. Cook 20 minutes.

Mix in sugar and cook over low heat 30 minutes, adding green peas 5 minutes before end of cooking time.

Mix in the Ac'cent, if using and serve.

Serves 6

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