Chicken with Snow Peas

2 whole chicken breasts (about 1-1/2 pounds), skinned, boned, and cut in thin strips
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tbs vegetable oil
3 cups diagonally sliced celery, cut 1/4 inch thick
1-1/2 cups sliced onions
1 pkg (6 oz) frozen Chinese edible pod peas (snow peas) or 1-1/2 cups fresh pod peas
1-1/2 cups chicken broth
1 tbs cornstarch
3/4 tsp salt
3 to 4 tbs soy sauce
3 cups hot cooked rice

Season chicken with salt and pepper. Saute in oil for 1 minute or until tender. Add celery, onions, pod peas, and 2 tablespoons broth. Cover and steam for 1-1/2 minutes. Remove cover and stir once. Blend cornstarch, salt, soy sauce, and remaining broth. Stir into chicken-vegetable mixture. Cook and stir about 1/2 minute or until sauce is slightly thickened. Serve at once over beds of fluffy rice.

Makes 6 servings.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana