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Steamed Chicken with Goji Berries

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Steamed Chicken with Goji Berries

Meat
Category
Meat

Easy
Difficulty
Easy

Total Time
Total Time
Prep 10 M / Cook 40 M

Servings
Yield
2 Servings

Grace Teo
Grace Teo   thegraceteo
Published on October 17, 2014

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Ingredients

A

160 g
chicken meat
1 tbsp
goji berries
5
red dates  
1.5 cm
ginger
pepper
sugar

B

0.5 tbsp
shaoxing wine  
1 tsp
sesame oil
0.5 tbsp
oyster sauce
0.5 tbsp
light soy sauce

Background

Health benefits aside, the main reason I love this dish is because of its simplicity in preparation. I cannot deny its nutritional values come as a bonus. 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 this. As such, recipes like this come in handy for it makes cooking 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 do not consume alcohol. In that case you may substitute it with dry sherry.

Steps

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Step 1/2

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 2/2

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.

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