This cooking how to video demonstrates the process for velveting chicken for stir fry dishes. Velveting is a cooking process that gives the meat in a stir fry dish that silky and smooth texture that everyone craves. This method of cooking is common in Asian cultures. Follow along with this cooking how to video to learn how to velvet chicken. The ingredients you need to velvet chicken are: chicken cubes, salt, Sherry, egg white, cornstarch, and vegetable oil.