Chicken with Broccoli and Walnuts
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2 large chicken breasts, cut into small cubes
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 large egg white, lightly beaten
1/3 cup peanut oil
4 large broccoli spears, cut into small pieces
2 cups walnuts, chopped
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons rice wine or dry sherry
Rub chicken cubes with salt, then ground ginger and finally cornstarch. Transfer them to a bowl and pour beaten egg whites over. Stir around gently. Heat oil in large frying pan or wok; when oil is very hot, add chicken cubes and stir fry over moderately high heat for 3 minutes.
Add the broccoli pieces and walnuts to the pan. Stir fry for 3 minutes. Return chicken to pan and stir fry for 1 minute. Stir sugar, soy sauce and sherry or wine in a small bowl. Pour over chicken cubes, broccoli and walnuts to cook for 1-1/2 minutes.