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Combine and let sit for 1/2
hour, tossing occasionally:
2 C whole kumquats: then seed and quarter
1 T sugar
1 lb skinless, boneless chicken breasts cut into 1/2 x 2 inch strips
Combine for a cooking sauce:
2 T hoisin 1 T oyster sauce (it will taste less complex [oyster sauce does not
taste fishy], but you can substitute
soy sauce, if so increase cornstarch by 1/2 T)
1 T cornstarch
2 tsp Chinese 5 Spice
Sauté ingredients to have ready:
1 1/2 T chili oil
2 T fresh ginger grated (tip: you can freeze a ginger root and grate what you
want as needed)
1/2 C chicken broth (canned,homemade, chicken bouillon)
1 T rice wine vinegar (can substitute other wine vinegar)
In a wok or large skillet...
1. Add chili oil and grated ginger. Sauté on medium
heat for 1 minute.
2. Add chicken strips. Cook for 3 minutes.
3. Add cooking sauce, and kumquats. Stir until
4. Add vinegar, turn down heat, cover pan and
simmer 2-3 minutes until chicken is done and kumquats are
5. If necessary add water by
teaspoons to keep mixture from becoming so thick it sticks and burns.
Serve over rice or noodles...see below.
Rice or noodles:
1. For each serving calculate 1 cup cooked rice or rice noodles.
2. Prepare white rice according to package directions or prepare wide rice
noodles per package directions.
3. Toss with roasted sesame seeds, sautéed green onions and a dash of
additional sesame oil.
2 T sesame seeds lightly roasted in a small frying pan. Remove seeds from pan.
1/2 C thinly sliced green onions, sautéed in 1 tsp sesame oil in the same pan
(can substitute olive oil but it will not be the same).
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