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Herbal soya sauce chicken


This is a delicious, fast and easy dish which can be prepared for lunch or dinner.  The chicken has a slight tinge of sweetness and the added herbs lent a sweet smelling fragrance to the dish.  Serve with rice or plain white porridge.





Recipe for Herbal Soya Sauce Chicken ~ 药材酱油鸡 

Ingredients

  • 800 gm free-range chicken, chopped
  • 1.1/2 Tbsp light soya sauce 
  • 1/2 Tbsp dark soya sauce
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 pcs Star Anise
  • 1 bulb of garlic
  • 2 pcs Dong Quai/Angelica sinensis
  • 3 pcs Pak Kei/Astrgalus root
  • 4 cups water
  • Rock sugar to taste
  • 2 to 4 pcs of  fried bean curd (optional)
  • 2 hard boiled eggs  (optional)
Method
  1. Heat up a wok with a bit of oil and lightly fry the garlic and star anise.
  2. Add in the water, sauces and once the water starts to boil, add in the chicken pices.
  3. Add in the dong quai and pak kei, salt and some rock sugar.
  4. Let it simmer for a while, then add in the bean curd and hard boiled eggs.
  5. Once the chicken is cooked, fine tune to taste.
  6. Dish out and serve.



Comments

  1. Cheah, This herbal chicken dish looks very delicious. I've added the recipe on my cooking list. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Very delicious and nutritious too, Cheah!

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  3. This is a great meal! Makes me so hungry! Love the sauce and ingredients.

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  4. Cheah, that looks delicious! You are making me hungry ahead of dinner time hah..hah..

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  5. Looks fantastic! I love this kind of comfort food!

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