Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Steamed Ginger Chicken



A quick and simple to cook country-style dish ~ Steamed Ginger Chicken, made more easy with prepared ginger paste bought from the wet market in Kg. Simee.



                                      
Chop up the free-range chicken into bite size pieces, marinate with all the ingredients, let rest for about half an hour.
This is the prepared ginger paste, enough for 1 chicken, 160 gm for just  2 ringgit .



Serve this dish hot with rice ....... mix in some rice with the gravy and it's just wonderful, most suitable for  cool weather.

Ingredients
  • 800 gm free range chicken, chopped into bite size
  • 160 gm ginger paste
  • 2  tsps cornflour
  • 2  Tbsp water
  • 3/4  tsp each of - sugar and dark soya sauce
  • 1  tsp each of  - salt and light soya sauce
Preparation
  1. Mix in all the ingredients with the ginger paste.
  2. Marinate the chicken pieces with the mixed ginger paste.  Set aside for about half an hour.
  3. Heat up the steamer with water and once rapidly boiling, steam the marinated chicken for about 20 mins. or until the chicken is cooked through.
  4. Garnish with coriander or chopped spring onions.
  5. Serve hot with rice.


                           

13 comments:

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  1. Ginger sounds great to me especially in winter. It makes everything so much more comforting.

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  2. Quick easy and delicious indeed! How wonderful to be able to get ginger paste like that!

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  3. This is so good with rice! Prepared ginger paste is really handy!

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  4. This is my type of homey dish! I haven't made the dish for ages...almost forget how delish it shall taste!

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  5. pe, thanks for dropping by. Yes ginger is most welcome in winter.

    3 hungry tummies, pigpigscorner
    Yes, they come in very handy indeed and this ginger paste is versatile too, can substitute with fish as well.

    Angie, perhaps it's time to get cracking!

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  6. This is a pure clean dish! Love the heavy ginger flavour but not my kids. =o( Hope you're having a wonderful day.
    Chers, Kristy

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  7. Ginger paste here is costly so I make my own. Prepared this dish not long ago, added some sesame oil and wine and it tasted delicious

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  8. Kristy
    Most kids don't like ginger must admit.

    Rotterdam ICON
    Making your own is not that difficult, cook more and store it in a bottle and keep refrigerated.

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  9. This is a perfect dish. I always like to add minced ginger or ginger juice in the chicken. Just love the flavor of ginger.

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  10. yum yum yum just made this dish with your recipe but i used a wok instead :). SO YUMMY! thank you

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  11. Anncoo
    I like this ginger paste, eat with 'pak cham kei' is also yummy!

    Ann
    Thanks for visiting. Cooking it is also delicious.

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  12. I love this type of steamed chicken.
    Simple and delectable!!

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  13. Sometimes the simplest dishes turn out to be the tastiest and healthy too.

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