Drunken Chicken

Mains
Poultry
Soup

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

2

Looking for a simple recipe that packs a punch? Here’s a recipe for you! The Drunken chicken, a popular chinese cold appetizer that packs more flavors than it seems.
A cold silky steamed chicken submerged in a flavorful marinade, allowing the tender chicken to be infused with the sweet and aromatic fragrances of the Shaoxing wine and goji berries through and through. The longer its soaked in the marinade the tastier it gets.

Ingredients

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US / Metric
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boneless
boneless
Chicken thighs
0.00
boneless
boneless
Chicken thighs
0.00
ml
ml
chicken stock
0.00
ml
ml
chicken stock
0.00
cup
cup
Shaoxing Hua Tiao wine
0.00
cup
cup
Shaoxing Hua Tiao wine
0.00
cup
cup
fish sauce
0.00
cup
cup
fish sauce
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
sugar
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
sugar
0.00
tsp
tsp
salt (for seasoning chicken)
0.00
tsp
tsp
salt (for seasoning chicken)
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
goji berries
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
goji berries
0.00
g
g
codonopsis root (dang shen)
0.00
g
g
codonopsis root (dang shen)
0.00
g
g
ginger
0.00
g
g
ginger
0.00
cloves
cloves
garlic
0.00
cloves
cloves
garlic

Steps

1

Lay chicken thighs over aluminium foil
Lay chicken thighs over aluminium foil
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2

Season chicken thighs with salt.
Season chicken thighs with salt.
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3

Roll chicken lengthwise. Wrap tight with aluminium foil.
Roll chicken lengthwise. Wrap tight with aluminium foil.
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4

Steam for 15 minutes.
Steam for 15 minutes.
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5

Place chicken thighs into a ice bath for at least 10 minutes.
Place chicken thighs into a ice bath for at least 10 minutes.
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6

In a pot, bring chicken stock to a boil.
In a pot, bring chicken stock to a boil.
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7

Add in sugar, goji berries, dang shen, ginger and garlic.
Add in sugar, goji berries, dang shen, ginger and garlic.
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8

Remove from heat.
Remove from heat.
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9

Add in Shaoxing Hua Tiao wine and fish sauce. Let mixture to cool.
Add in Shaoxing Hua Tiao wine and fish sauce. Let mixture to cool.
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10

Remove chicken from aluminium foil.
Remove chicken from aluminium foil.
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11

Submerge chicken into marinating liquid and marinate overnight.
Submerge chicken into marinating liquid and marinate overnight.
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12

Remove chicken from liquid and slice.
Remove chicken from liquid and slice.
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