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Steamed free-range chicken with chicken essence ~ 鸡精蒸鸡


Essence of chicken is supposed to be beneficial to health and if you're feeling tired, taking a bottle of chicken essence will  help boost up your energy.  Unfortunately I dislike taking the essence straight from the bottle as I do not fancy the raw taste.  So, I poured in a bottle to this dish and it really helped to give some 'oomph' and value added taste to this chicken dish!  




Steamed free-range chicken with chicken essence ~   鸡精蒸鸡


Ingredients

  • 2 whole leg chicken, chopped into bite size 1.1/2 tsp seasalt
  • 1/8 tsp sugar
  • 1 bottle of chicken essence (any brand)
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • Spring onions to garnish   
Method
  1. Marinate the chicken pieces with the seasalt, sugar and cornflour for a few  hours or overnight.
  2. Steam the chicken on high heat till cooked.
  3. Pour in a bottle of chicken essence, mix well, turn off heat.
  4. Garnish with spring onions.
  5. Serve with rice.
 


Comments

  1. I also dislike the taste of chicken essence. What a good idea to add it to steamed chicken. I will have no problem consuming chicken essence like that :)

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  2. This looks so good, Cheah. I also dislike the chicken essence taste. Will bookmark this recipe and cook this dish one of these days for sure.

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  3. Hi, kitchen is my favorite food, and specially if they're prepared in a healthy way, just like the way you shown us in your pictures. Thanks for sharing this great recipe. I'll give it a try this week. Cheers.

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