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Chicken and Almonds (Healthy)

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“This recipe is from Dr Sandra Cabot's Liver Cleansing Diet book. It is one of my favourite recipes because it is so healthy and tastes amazing. I quite often use normal soy sauce rather than salt-reduced and I sometimes use cashew nuts rather than almonds just for a bit of a change.”

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  1. Steam the beans, celery and capsicum, starting with the beans first, then adding the celery and lastly the capsicum for a few minutes. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil and fry almonds until golden brown, remove from oil and drain on kitchen paper. Saute onion in the same pan for 2 minutes, then add chicken pieces and saute for 2 minutes. Add garlic, ginger, mushrooms, stir and saute for 2 minutes, adding water if the mixture gets too dry. Add 1 small cup chicken stock and cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Blend cornflour with the remainder of the chicken stock and stir slowly into saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook for 3 minutes while stirring. Add the steamed vegetables, soy sauce, spring onion and fresh herbs.
  4. Serve with rice.

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