2 ozs walnuts, 1 small onion, 1 small red pepper, 4 tblspns oil, 12 ozs cooked chicken cut in strips, 1/2 pint chicken stock, 1/2 oz. cornflour, 1 tbpsn soy sauce, 2 tblspns sherry, 5 ozs can water chestnuts drained and sliced[,] 4-6 ozs cooked rice, chopped parsley.
Method: Fry walnuts coars[e]ly broken, sliced onion and sliced pepper in oil, until tender but do not brown, stir in chicken, add stock. Mix cornflour with soy sauce and sugar[,] add to ingredients in pan and simmer for 3 mins stirring constantly[,] add sherry and chestnuts and warm through.
Serve hot with rice, sprinkled with parsley.
Source: contributed by Mrs. P. Paltridge, 'Tapinue' in A Pinch of Salt [n.p.: Hansen Press; n.d. [pre-metric?]; Introduction: "women of the Lucindale District who answered the call for their tried favourite recipes… to raise funds for a very worthy cause. The Spastic Children."], p.4.