Recipe - Apricot

Chinese Apricot Chicken

Serves: 6

Ingredients:

4lbswhole chicken, cut up
1/2cuprice vinegar or white wine
1/2cupwater
1/2cupsugar
3tblsoy sauce
2tblsherry
3tblcatsup
2tblcornstarch
2tblpeanut oil
5(3/4 lb)fresh apricots, halved
3green onions, cut into 2 inch slivers

Procedure:

  • Cut chicken parts into 2-inch pieces, using a cleaver, whacking straight down through the bone (or have a butcher do it for you).
  • Combine vinegar, water, sugar, soy sauce, sherry, catsup, and cornstarch for sauce; set aside.
  • In a wok or large frying pan, heat oil and stir-fry chicken over high heat 10 minutes or until tender and golden brown.
  • Add apricots; stir-fry 1 minute.
  • Pour sauce mixture over chicken; cook, stirring until thickened.
  • Garnish with green onion slivers.