Chicken in Wine and Sesame Oil

This dish is traditionally served to women who have just given birth to heal and nourish the body after using so much energy. Chicken is simmered in fragrant rice wine with savory sesame oil. Not too many ingredients are needed for this dish. It is very warming and best enjoyed with minimal seasoning as the braising broth already have a rich flavor.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup of sesame oil

1 piece of ginger, sliced into 4 small pieces

1 pound of chicken, chopped bone-in with skin

1 quart of rice wine

Salt to taste

Directions:

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Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add ginger and stir for about 30 seconds.

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Add chicken pieces and stir fry about 5 minutes until golden.

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Pour in rice wine and let it cook for 15 minutes at high heat.

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Reduce the low heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. Taste and add salt if desired. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately.

Chicken in Wine and Sesame Oil

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
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Nourishing to the body

This dish is traditionally served to women who have just given birth to heal and nourish the body after using so much energy. Chicken is simmered in fragrant rice wine with savory sesame oil. Not too many ingredients are needed for this dish. It is very warming and best enjoyed with minimal seasoning as the braising broth already have a rich flavor.


Credit: cookboldfood.com

Ingredients

1/2 cup of sesame oil 1 piece of ginger, sliced into 4 small pieces 1 pound of chicken, chopped bone-in with skin 1 quart of rice wine Salt to taste

Directions

1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add ginger and stir for about 30 seconds.
2. Add chicken pieces and stir fry about 5 minutes until golden.
3. Pour in rice wine and let it cook for 15 minutes at high heat.
4. Reduce the low heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. Taste and add salt if desired. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately.

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