Oriental Stuffed Chicken Rolls With Sweet-Sour Apricot Sauce

Ingredients

5 lrg Chicken breasts, boneless
2 cups Buttermilk baking mix
cup Chopped green onions
2 tablespoons Oil
1 cup Minced shrimp
8 ounces Water chestnuts, drained and
3/4 cup Bean sprouts -- rinsed and

Preparation

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3 Tablespoons Soy sauce1 tablespoon Instant chicken bouillon2 tablespoons Cornstarch mixed with 1/4 - cup water 2 Eggs - slightly beaten withwaterOil for deep-fat fryingSweet-sour Apricot Sauce1/4 cup Apricot preserves1/2 cup Packed brown sugar2 tablespoons Cider vinegar2 tablespoons Soy sauce1/2 teaspoon Dry mustard
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Looking for a new way to treat some leftovers, Margaret Thompson of Chicago, an innovative cook, decided to use chop suey as a filling for a French-style chicken roll. The dish was such a success that she went one step further and concocted a delicious Oriental-style filling of her own.
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Buttermilk baking mix gives the chicken an extra-crunchy coating, topped by a sauce quickly made from apricot preserves. To round out the menu, Mrs. Thompson serves crisp Chinese noodles or steamed rice, cabbage slaw with an oil-vinegar dressing, fruit compote with Chinese almond cookies and tea.
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Place chicken between pieces of waxed paper and with a mallet or broad side of a cleaver, pound thin. Dredge in baking mix; set chicken and baking mix aside.
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In large skillet, saute onions in oil until tender. Add shrimp, water chestnuts, bean sprouts, soy sauce and bouillon; cook and stir until shrimp are opaque.
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Add cornstarch mixture; cook and stir until thickened.
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Place 2 tablespoons filling at one end of each breast half; roll up and secure with toothpicks. Dip in egg mixture; roll in remaining baking mix.
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Heat oil in fryer to 400 F. Fry rolls 2 at a time 10 minutes or until golden brown. Drain; keep warm in 300 oven until serving time. Serve with Sweet-sour Apricot Sauce.
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NOTE: chicken can be pounded and dredged and filling can be made a day ahead. Refrigerate until ready to use. Sauce keeps refrigerated at least one month.
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Sauce Combine all ingredients in small saucepan. Stir over medium-low heat until sugar dissolves. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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Makes about 2/3 cup.

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Yield:

5.0 servings

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December 10, 2010

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