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Deep Fried Walnut Chicken Recipe
|Whole chicken breasts||2 , skinned and boned|
|Cornstarch||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped walnuts||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Oil||1 Quart (for deep frying)|
Calories 246 Calories from Fat 183
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21 g31.6%
Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 16.6 mg
Sodium 197 mg8.2%
Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.7%
Dietary Fiber 2 g7.9%
Sugars 0 g
Protein 10 g20.8%
Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 0.57%
Calcium 1.7% Iron 4.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Beat egg whites just until foamy, add cornstarch and beat gently until smooth.
Dip chicken in egg-white mixture and coat with walnuts.
Heat oil to 350°F on frying thermometer and drop in chicken pieces one at a time.
Fry 8 to 10 at a time 1 minute, or until light brown.
Remove from oil and drain.
Garnish with a butterfly of remaining ingredients.
Makes 9 to 12 appetizer servings.