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Steamed Chicken with Goji Berries

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Steamed Chicken with Goji Berries

Meat

Category

Meat

Easy

Difficulty

Easy

Cook Time

Cook Time

40 M

Servings

Yield

2 Servings
Grace Teo
Grace Teo   thegraceteo
Published on October 17, 2014

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Background

Health benefits aside, the main reason I love this dish is not because of their nutritional values (although I cannot deny they come as a bonus). It is mainly due of the simplicity of the dish. Preparing home-cooked meals can be very tedious especially after a long day at work. I am sure many of you out there can relate to me. As such, recipes like this come in handy for cooking it is a breeze!

It takes around 40 minutes to cook this dish and that is enough time for you to boil some rice and take a shower. Once you are done, the steamed chicken and rice will be ready too, waiting for you to tuck in. There is no reason not to try this power-packed recipe.

Quick tip: Skip shaoxing wine if you cannot consume alcohol. In that case you can substitute with dry sherry.

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Ingredients

A

  • 160 grams chicken meat
  • 1 tablespoons goji berries
  • 5 red dates  
  • 1-2 centimetres ginger
  • pepper
  • sugar

B

  • 0.5 tablespoons shaoxing wine  
  • 1 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 0.5 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 0.5 tablespoons light soy sauce

Steps to Prepare

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Step 1:

Marinate the chicken meat with the sauces in (B) overnight or for at least 30 minutes. Do lightly prick the meat to allow it to absorb the marinade. Also, add a dash of pepper and sugar.

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Step 2:

After 30 minutes, add slices of ginger, goji berries and red dates. Mix well and place the chicken on a piece of aluminium foil. Wrap it up and steam for 40 minutes. Optionally, garnish with julienned ginger, scallions or chillies. Serve with white rice.