1 cup flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon msg. 1 tablespoon oil 3/4 cup or more cold water 1/4 cup almond meal 2 raw, boned chicken breasts, cut into fillets 3/4 cup toasted almonds oil to deep fry chicken 3/4 teaspoon molasses or hoisin sauce 1 cup chicken stock 1/4 teaspoon msg. 2 teaspoons soy sauce 1 Tbsp, water
Make batter by combining the flour, baking powder,salt, msg, oil, water, and almond meal. You make the almond meal by putting fresh almonds in a blender. Dip fillets into batter, deep fry until brown. Cut into serving slices. Mix the molasses or hoisin sauce, chicken stock, soy sauce, and msg in a small saucepan. Add cornstarch and water. Heat until thickened. Pour gravy over chicken and sprinkle with toasted almonds.