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Homemade Salted Chicken ~ Confinement food ~ 盐烤鸡


This is a very simple chicken dish, easy to prepare, good to serve at a meal and also suitable as a confinement food for new mothers.   The four ingredients are of course, a free-range chicken, seasalt, Tang Gui  当归  (Angelica Sinensis) and Bei Qi  北芪 (Astragalus Membranaceus).  


Homemade Salted Chicken ~  Confinement food ~   盐烤鸡
Ingredients
1 kg free-range chicken
3 tsp ground seasalt
6 piecesTong Gui
6 pieces Bei Qi

Method
Tear up the pieces of Tong Gui and Bei Qi
Clean up the chicken, pat dry and rub seasalt all over the chicken.
Mix up the herbs and put into the cavity of the chicken
Marinate for a few hours, preferably overnight, refrigerated
Remove from fridge, leave at room temperature
Place the chicken into a rice cooker with a 4 mm forged thick pot
Cook till chicken is tender using the 'Cook' function



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