Friday, July 22, 2011

Smooth Chicken with blended Ginger - 姜茸滑鸡

This is another delicious dish from the " Hawker Secret Recipes" book (杂饭档). If you have ever frequented " 三盅两件 Soup Restaurant", you must have eaten their signature dishes like the "Samsui Ginger Chicken 三水鸡".

On their serving plate, the chicken is cut into slices. It comes together with a saucer of minced ginger sauce. How to eat? Dip a slice of meat in the ginger sauce, wrap it in a piece of lettuce and eat it Pecking Duck Style. If you like their ginger sauce, this is the recipe which can provide you with a very similar taste.


1/2 chicken
1 teaspoon of salt
1 litre of water

Grounded ginger sauce: (mix well)
150 g grounded ginger
2 tbsp chopped spring onions
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1/2 tbsp light soy sauce
1/2 tbsp "Shaoxing" wine (Chinese cooking wine)
2 tbsp fried shallot oil
1 tbsp sesame oil


1)Rub chicken with salt. Cook it in the boiling water for 10 minutes until done. Dish out and drain well. ( I steamed the chicken for 15 - 20 minute, depend on the size of the chicken).

2)Cut the chicken in pieces, pour the minced ginger sauce over it and serve.

1/2 只鸡
1 小匙盐
1公升 (1000ml)请水

150克 姜茸
2大匙 青葱粒/葱花
1大匙 蚝油
1/2大匙 绍兴酒
1/2 大匙酱油
2大匙 炸葱油
1大匙 麻油



2) 把滑鸡斩块,加入混和姜茸酱拌匀,排碟即可食用。

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