Almond Chicken

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Almond Chicken

Alternative names 杏仁鸡
Pinyin xìng rén jī
Type Fragrant, Spicy, Crisp
Course Main course
Place of origin American
Region or state American Chinese
Other cook time: 20 minutes


The dish of “Almond Chicken (Simplified Chinese: 杏仁鸡; Traditional Chinese: 杏仁雞; Pinyin: xìng rén jī;)” is cooked with 2 big pieces of chicken breast meat, celery, a small handful of almond, cooking wine, thick soy sauce, salt, sugar and chopped pepper etc. This dish is delicious.

Almond Chicken


Fragrant, spicy, crisp, tender and juicy chicken.


Silky smooth, juicy and tender chicken.

In Chinese(Pronunciation)

Simplified Chinese: 杏仁鸡;

Traditional Chinese: 杏仁雞;

Pinyin: xìng rén jī;


Fat 24g

Saturated Fat 2g

Cholesterol 108mg

Sodium 975mg

Potassium 948mg

Carbohydrates 19g

Fiber 4g

Sugar 7g

Protein 42g


Almond Chicken (Xing Ren Ji) is estimated to be 473 kcal.


Originated from American Chinese restaurants. American big almond can be applied in this dish. Peeled peanut or the other nuts that is suitable for your family can also be used to substitute almond.


Almond functions nourishing lung, also served as medicated food with flavors of fragrance and sweetness, which has effects of suppressing cough, anti-inflammatory, assisting digestion and so on.

Peanut is very popular throughout the world. It is not only delicious but also is with rich nutrients, the most favorite advantage of which is strengthening your spleen and stomach. Modern medical studies certificates that it does not contain cholesterol but contain high level of oleic acid functioning to lower blood lipids; in addition, it is a natural food with low sodium. Eating peanut with its “red skin” can help grow hair, black hair, nourish blood, supplement blood and do well to female health.


chicken breast meat


Cooking wine

Thick soy sauce



Chopped pepper


Step 1

Cut the breast meat into dices. Stir almond and stand it cool, and cut the celery into small dices.

Step 2

Add a little bit oil in pot, put chicken dices and cooking wine in, and stir it until meat changes white.

Step 3

Add celery, thick soy sauce, salt, sugar and stir-fry well.

Step 4

Throw together a quick stir-fry with almond and chopped pepper.

Step 5

By the above cooking method the dish maybe very hot, people who is hot addicted can put hot pepper earlier.

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