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Chicken Stir Fry In A Crispy Taro Basket (Make A Crispy Potato Bird's Nest For Stir Fry)

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How To Make A Crispy Bird's Nest Basket. You can use taro root or potatoes for the crispy bird's nest. Fill with Chicken And Veggies Stir Fry. This is a famous dish served in many Cantonese restaurants. You will impress your family or friends when you make any kind of stir fry to put in this crispy bird's nest basket.
This is an impressive dish to make for special occasions like birthdays, New Years, etc. Recipe is below:

2 to 3 cups taro root
2 to 3 cups potatoes
2 chicken breasts

(marinade:
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
5 to 6 tablespoons cooking oil

For 2 Servings:

2 tablespoons sliced ginger
1/2 cup sliced onions
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon or less salt
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1 cup green pepper
1 cup sliced red pepper
2 tablespoons dark soy sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
1/4 cup or more water
1 tablespoon cornstarch in 1/3 cup water

This recipe is for Chicken Veggie Stir Fry to serve in a crispy taro root bird's nest and also in a crispy potato bird's nest.

Cut the skin off the taro root. Slice into shoestring size. Slice the potato in the same way. The chicken is cut into fairly large cubes. Marinade the chicken in sesame oil, light soy sauce, constarch and cooking oil. Cut all the vegetables to be ready for stir fry.

Preheat a wok or pan at medium heat. Add sliced ginger and sliced onions. Briefly stir fry. Add chicken and stir fry until chicken is about 1/2 cooked. Add veggies such as mushrooms, green pepper and red pepper. Stir fry. Add 1/4 cup water. Stir fry briefly. Add cornstarch water solution to thicken sauce.

Top deep fry the, bring the heat of the cooking oil to 375 F. A deep fry cooker is preferred. Otherwise use a pot or a pan to deep fry the taro root or potato shoestrings. Warning: Take care when deep frying the bird's nest. Use 2 strainers or whatever deep frying baskets you can find. Put the trao or potato shoe strings into the metal basket. Put another strainer or basket to hold doen the taro or potato bird's nest so it will hold in place. The heat in the oil for deep frying should be 375 degrees F. Do not overfill the oil for deep frying. Lower the bird's nest basket slowly in the oil because the oil could splatter. Cooking time is 5 to 7 minutes for taro or potato bird's nest.Put the taro or potato bird's nest on a napkin to abosrd the oil after deep frying. Put the bird's nest on a nice plate. Put the chicken veggie stir fry in the centre of the deep fried bird's nest to show off the deep fried bird"s nest basket. Be prepared for the compliments form your family and friends. Enjoy!
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