Learn how to make this version of a very popular Chinese dish made with boneless chunks of chicken thighs (or chicken breast if desired) marinated in soy sauce and ginger powder, and cooked with vegetables (carrots, onion and mushrooms) and toasted almonds. This Chinese-style almond chicken recipe is really good!
▼ INGREDIENTS LIST:
– (ingredients for 4 persons) –
– 4 boneless and skinless chicken thighs
– 1 onion, cut in large chunks
– 2 carrots, cut in slices
– 250 g (9 oz) of sliced mushrooms
– 200 g (7 oz) of toasted almonds (peeled)
– 75 ml (2.5 oz) of soy sauce
– 1 teaspoon of ginger powder
– 500 ml (17 oz) of beef broth
– Sunflower oil
– Ground black pepper
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Tips And Techniques For Dishes From Sweet To Saucy
Without food, humans could never survive for long. But eating should be much more than merely a means of survival. While it’s a great thing to eat something delicious, you really get a sense of pride when you can cook something delicious. Find some inspiring tips below and get excited about cooking.
When you are baking pastry crusts, try increasing the cooking time a bit. Pastry crust should be baked to a golden caramel color rather than a pale blond shade. The crust changes to the caramel color only after the sugar has had time to caramelize. This will give the crust the sweet flavor you want.
Here is a way to save your sauce and use it in your recipes. Mix together 1 tablespoon cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of water. Mic the solution together and put it in the sauce to thicken it up. Make sure to introduce the starch slowly while stirring constantly to make it not be too thick.
In order to make it easier to slice meat into thin strips, you should first marginally freeze the meat. This provides ideally thin meat for Thai, Chinese, or other Asian recipes. The tissues of partially-frozen meat do not tear and stretch as much; this makes cleaner slices possible. Allow the meat strips to completely thaw before you throw them in the cooking pan, so you can be sure that the strips all cook evenly.
Don’t overcook your vegetables. They will lose a lot of food value and won’t taste good. To retain their nutritional value, saute or steam them. Better yet, eat them raw.
Learning to cook while having fun at the same time is almost as rewarding as eating what you prepare. Take these tips and make them part of your repertoire, adding little touches as you go along. Your cooking will show some vast improvements and all your friends and family will thank you.