Almond chicken Gai Ding

Almond chicken Gai Ding

❤  Almond chicken Gai Ding

Almond chicken Gai Ding  ❤  is one of our chicken recipes.  It is  hearty dinner ready in less than 30 minutes! Enjoy this filling recipe featuring chicken, fish, veggies and almonds .

This Gai Ding dish is mixed vegetables with chicken and almonds. Almond Soo Gai is breaded chicken with gravy on the side.

What is the difference between chop suey and Guy Ding?
Originally a derogatory term, chop suey can be a gourmet dish when prepared with fresh vegetables steamed over a fine broth. Chow Fun – Broad rice noodles. Chow Mein – Usually chop suey accompanied by crunchy pan-fried noodles, or in a nest of dry noodles. … Guy Ding – Chicken cut in cubes (ding), almonds and vegetables.

A delicious  chicken recipe.


  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • 1/2 pound boned chicken
  • 1/2 cup button mushrooms
  • 1/2 pound Chinese cabbage (bok choy)
  • 4 water chestnuts
  • 1 dozen snowpeas
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/2 cup diced bamboo shoots
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 3 tablespoons water
  • Dash of pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar


Deep-fry the almonds in oil heated to 375 degrees for 3 minutes.  Allow to cool. Dice the chicken , mushrooms, cabbage, and water chestnuts into 1/4-inch cubes.  String the snow peas.

Heat a wok or a skillet over high heat until a drop of water inmidiately sizzles into a steam.  Add 2 tablespoons of the oil and salt. Add the chicken  and stir-fry for 2 minutes.

Add the mushrooms, cabagge, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, snow peas, and celery.  Stir-fry for 1/2 minute to coat with oil.  Add the water and soy sauce. Cover and cook for 2 minutes.  Add the cornstarch mixture, pepper and sugar.  Stir for 1/2 minute or until the sauce has thickened.  Top with the almonds before serving.


What does Ding mean in Chinese food?

A ding dish is any Chinese stir-fry in which the chicken and vegetables are diced into little cubes, and crunchy ingredients like nuts are added for texture.
Almond chicken Gai Ding