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Meal Type: Dinner
Total Time:
     Serving Size: 4 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 0
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Unsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A  0%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  0%Iron  0%
Potassium  0%Vitamin E  0%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Basic Chicken Velvet

Recipe Tags: Poultry Recipes

Date Added: January 27, 2013


1 Unit Chicken Breast halves boned and skinned
1 Tablespoon Water hot
1 Unit Egg whites
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1. Chicken Velvet, known also as Chicken Essence, is an elegant and festive dish.

2. It calls for chicken breast (skinned, boned and minced to a pulp) to be combined with egg whites and then either sauteed in oil or poached briefly in a rich concentrated stock.

3. The basic preparation includes the following steps: Skin and bone the chicken breast; then pound flat with a mallet or the side of a cleaver.

4. Cut the meat in 1-inch cubes; then mince or grind in any of the following ways: a.

5. Mince on a hardwood cutting board, removing tendons.

6. b. Grind in a mortar and pestle. Remove tendons.

7. c. Blend at low speed in a blender, turning the motor on and off.

8. Remove and discard gristle that attaches to blades.

9. d. Run twice through a hand grinder (set at the finest setting).

10. Remove gristle. During the mincing or grinding above, add about 1 tablespoon of water, a drop at a time, to give the mixture a paste-like consistency.

11. (Sherry may be used in place of water). Beat the egg whites until fluffy, but not stiff and dry; then fold into chicken mixture.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is low-sodium with 0mg per serving, low-fat with 0g per serving, low-saturated fat with 0g per serving, low-cholesterol with 0mg per serving and low-calorie with 0 per serving

Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Egg, MSG, Poultry allergies.
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