Chicken With Red Glutinous Rice Wine Lees (Hong Zao Ji - 红槽鸡)

Ingredients

Ingredients: (serves 2)
1/2 Chicken, chopped to smaller pieces
250 milliliters Glutinous Rice Wine (红槽酒)
1 tablespoon Red Glutinous Wine Lees (红槽)
4 Slices Ginger, cut to thin strips
2 tablespoons Sesame Oil
1/2 tablespoon Light Soy Sauce
1/4 teaspoon Dark Soy Sauce
2 Small Cubes Rock Sugar (about 3- 5 g)
Garnish:
1 tablespoon of Hua Diao Jiu (花雕酒)

Preparation

1
Heat up a wok or claypot with 2 tablespoons of sesame oil. Add ginger strips and fry them until crisp and set aside the ginger strips for garnishing.
2
Using the remaining sesame oil in the wok, add ginger slices, chicken pieces and stir-fry until the chicken is cooked on the surface.
3
Add in glutinous wine, wine less, mushrooms, light and dark soy sauce. Stir well. Cover with lid and let it simmer on low heat for about 5 minutes.
4
Using spatula to flip the chicken pieces over so that they can absorb the sauce evenly.
5
Next add rock sugar for sweetness as well as enhance a beautiful glazed finish. Simmer with lid closed for another 5 - 10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked.
6
Turn off heat, drizzle one tablespoons of Hua Diao Jiu and splash of sesame oil for extra fragrance and taste.
7
Garnish with fried ginger, coriander and serve with steamed white rice.

 



Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 5:48pm

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