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General Pow’s Chicken Recipe

Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs. chicken thigh meat, skinless and boneless, cut into bite-size chunks ¼ cup soy sauce 1 teaspoon black pepper, divided use 1 garlic clove, pressed through garlic press • General “Pow’s” Sauce 4-6 cups peanut (or vegetable) oil for frying ¾ cup cornstarch 2 eggs, whisked 1 cup rice flour 2 green onions, chopped 1-2 tablespoons sesame seeds Click link below for recipe.

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Honey Sesame Seed Chicken Recipe

Ingredients 4 chicken breast, cubed 2 TB soy sauce 2 TB cooking wine 1 TB sesame seed oil 2 tsp. sugar 3 TB cornstarch 6 TB flour 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper vegetable oil for cooking Sauce ingredients 2 TB honey 2 TB oyster sauce 2 TB sweet chili sauce 4 TB ketchup 4 TB soy sauce 1/2 cup water sesame seeds, toasted Click link below for recipe.

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Easy Chow Mein Recipe

INGREDIENTS 12 ounces cooked chow mein noodles (thin spaghetti noodles will also work) 2 cups thinly sliced green cabbage 1 cup thinly sliced celery 1 cup thinly sliced white onion 3 tablespoons oil sauce ¼ cup soy sauce 1 tablespoon brown sugar 2 teaspoon garlic, minced ⅛ teaspoon ground ginger ⅛ teaspoon black pepper Click link below for recipe.

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Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Ingredients 1/2 cup flour 2 TB cornstarch 1 TB sugar 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1/8 tsp. baking powder 2 TB oil 2/3 cup water 2 lb chicken breast boneless, skinless 1 20 oz. can pineapple chunks pineapple juice reserve in can 1 cup water 1/2 cup vinegar 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 3 TB cornstarch 1/8 tsp. salt 1/2 cup ketchup 1 bell pepper cut into 1x1 inch chunks Click link below for recipe.

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Copycat P.F. Chang's Mongolian Beef Recipe

INGREDIENTS 1-2 pounds beef, cut into strips (suggestion: flank steak or stir fry beef strips) for the marinade ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon corn starch 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon rice vinegar 2 tablespoons vegetable oil for the sauce 4 teaspoons vegetable oil 1½ teaspoons ground ginger 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 cup soy sauce 1 cup water 1⅔ cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons cold water + 1½ tablespoons corn starch Optional: sliced green onions, sesame seeds, rice Click link below for recipe.

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15 Minute Cashew Chicken Recipe

INGREDIENTS 4 chicken breasts, thawed and cut into 1 inch pieces salt & pepper 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 large green pepper and 1 red pepper ½ medium white onion ½ teaspoon minced garlic ½ cup cashews 3-4 cups cooked brown rice for the sauce 1 cup water 2 tablespoons sugar 3 tablespoons soy sauce pinch of salt 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon cornstarch Click link below for recipe.

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Shrimp and Asparagus Stir Fry with Lemon Sauce Recipe

Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 pound large raw shrimp, peeled & deveined 1 pound asparagus, ends trimmed and each stalk cut into 2-3" pieces 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 1 teaspoon minced ginger (Gourmet Garden Ginger Paste) 1 teaspoon minced garlic Lemon Sauce 2/3 cup chicken stock 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest Click link below for recipe.

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Cheesecake Factory Bang Bang Chicken Copycat Recipe

INGREDIENTS: 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 large chicken breast, cut into bite sized pieces 1 small zucchini, julienned 1 1/2 cups sliced carrots 1/2 large onion, diced 1 1/2 tablespoons all purpose flour 1 cup chicken stock salt & pepper, to taste 1 can coconut milk 2 tablespoons all natural peanut butter 4 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons curry powder 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/4 cup heavy cream 3/4 cup frozen peas peanuts and toasted coconut for garnish, optional brown rice for serving Click link below for recipe.

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Beef with Broccoli Recipe

Ingredients 3/4 lb. sirloin steak, sliced thinly across the grain 3 to 4 cups broccoli florets 2 tbsp canola oil 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 tsp ginger, finely minced 1 tsp corn starch, dissolved into 1 tbsp water For the Marinade: 1 tbsp soy sauce dash of sesame oil 1 tsp Chinese rice wine (or dry sherry) 1/2 tsp corn starch 1/8 tsp fresh cracked pepper For the Sauce: 2 tbsp oyster sauce 1 tsp Chinese rice wine (or dry sherry) 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp sriracha sauce 1/4 cup beef broth Click link below for recipe.

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Chicken Vegetable Egg Rolls with Hoisin-Peanut Dip Recipe

ingredients: chicken vegetable egg rolls ingredients 1 pound ground chicken ( chicken breast or thigh meat) 1 cup Cabbage, shredded thin 3 green onions, small chopped 1/2 cup Carrot, grated (about 1 medium carrot) 3 large cloves garlic, minced 1 large egg 1 Tablespoon Fish sauce ( soy sauce, for the wimps) :) freshly grated black pepper 1 package of Egg Roll Wrappers or sometimes called "spring roll" wrappers in the freezer section of market. oil for frying. fresh lettuce leaves (optional) hoisin-peanut dip ingredients about 1 cup of hoisin ( if it's too thick, water it down to dipping consistency) 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter hot sauce or sriracha to taste (optional) Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb