Kou Shui Ji

Mains
Poultry

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

4

Kou Shui Ji literally translates as saliva chicken. Silky poached whole chicken drenched with pungent Szechuan pepper chilli oil and is balanced out with vinegar. With such a name to live up to, one sure can’t help but salivate at the sight of this dish.
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Ingredients

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US / Metric
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chicken
0.00
chicken
0.00
slices
slices
of ginger
0.00
slices
slices
of ginger
0.00
cloves
cloves
garlic
0.00
cloves
cloves
garlic
0.00
sprigs
sprigs
spring onions
0.00
sprigs
sprigs
spring onions
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Hua Tiao wine
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Hua Tiao wine
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
salt
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
salt

Sauce:

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g
g
chilli oil
0.00
g
g
chilli oil
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
oil
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
oil
0.00
slices
slices
of ginger
0.00
slices
slices
of ginger
0.00
tsp
tsp
Szechuan peppercorns
0.00
tsp
tsp
Szechuan peppercorns
0.00
tsp
tsp
chilli powder
0.00
tsp
tsp
chilli powder
0.00
tsp
tsp
5 spice powder
0.00
tsp
tsp
5 spice powder
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
black vinegar
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
black vinegar
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
light soy sauce
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
light soy sauce
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
sesame oil
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
sesame oil
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Hua Tiao wine
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Hua Tiao wine
0.00
tsp
tsp
sugar
0.00
tsp
tsp
sugar
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
peanut (toasted and chopped)
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
peanut (toasted and chopped)
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
sesame seeds (toasted)
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
sesame seeds (toasted)
Sliced spring onions and coriander for garnish
Sliced spring onions and coriander for garnish

Steps

1

In a pot add water with ginger, garlic, spring onions, Hua Tiao wine and salt and bring to a boil.
In a pot add water with ginger, garlic, spring onions, Hua Tiao wine and salt and bring to a boil.
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2

Put in chicken, and bring it to boil.
Put in chicken, and bring it to boil.
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3

Once the water come to a boil again cover pot with a lid and turn off the fire.
Once the water come to a boil again cover pot with a lid and turn off the fire.
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4

Let chicken poach for at least 30 minutes. (Depending on size)
Let chicken poach for at least 30 minutes. (Depending on size)
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5

Once chicken is cooked, submerge chicken in ice water for at least 10 minutes.
Once chicken is cooked, submerge chicken in ice water for at least 10 minutes.
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6

Cut chicken into desired size.
Cut chicken into desired size.
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7

In a pot, heat up oil. Once oil is hot, add in ginger and garlic. Cook until fragrant and add in chilli oil.
In a pot, heat up oil. Once oil is hot, add in ginger and garlic. Cook until fragrant and add in chilli oil.
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8

In a bowl, mix Szechuan peppercorns, chilli powder and 5 spice powder.
In a bowl, mix Szechuan peppercorns, chilli powder and 5 spice powder.
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9

Strain off chilli oil into powder mixture.
Strain off chilli oil into powder mixture.
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10

Mix in black vinegar, light soy, sesame oil and Hua Tiao wine with chilli oil mixture.
Mix in black vinegar, light soy, sesame oil and Hua Tiao wine with chilli oil mixture.
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11

Dress chicken with chilli oil sauce and top with spring onions, coriander, chopped peanuts and sesame seeds.
Dress chicken with chilli oil sauce and top with spring onions, coriander, chopped peanuts and sesame seeds.
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