Chinese Apricot Chicken

Course : Chicken
Serves: 6
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1 whole chicken (4 LB), cut up
1/2 cup rice wine vinegar or white wine vinegar
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
3 Tablespoon soy sauce
2 Tablespoon sherry
3 Tablespoon catsup
2 Tablespoon cornstarch
2 Tablespoon peanut oil
6 medium fresh apricots (3/4 LB), halved
3 medium green onions, cut into 2-inch slivers

Preparation / Directions:

1. Cut chicken parts into 2-inch pieces, using a cleaver, whacking straight down through the bone (or have a butcher do it for you).

2. Combine vinegar, water, sugar, soy sauce, sherry, catsup, and cornstarch for sauce; set aside.

3. In a wok or large frying pan, heat oil and stir-fry chicken over high heat 10 minutes or until tender and golden brown.

4. Add apricots; stir-fry 1 minute.

5. Pour sauce mixture over chicken; cook, stirring until thickened.

6. Garnish with green onion slivers.


Nutritional Information:

812 calories, 58 g protein, 30 g carbohydrates, 819 mg sodium, 51 g fat, 227 mg cholesterol, 1 g dietary fiber, 1405 IU vitamin A, 825 mg potassium.

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