Steamed Chicken

The majority of the population living in Singapore are the Chinese. Chinese cuisines are well liked by everyone and very easy to prepare as not much spices and less ingredients and steaming method is used to prepare certain dish..chicken and fish are commonly uesd in steaming. Unlike Indian cuisine where a lot of spices used. Steaming is one of method of cooking and is more healthier than fried items...As everyone knows that chicken rice is very popular dish in Singapore which is usual served with steam chicken..taste much better than the roasted chicken. Ever since I came to USA..I'm kinda of getting lazy to prepare steamed or deep fried items like fried chicken which my son likes every much as I'm get more used to prepare then in oven..if I feel like having fried chicken .I will pester my hubby get KFC Chicken Meal and my hubby as that I can prefer even better friend chicken with spices like ginger and garlic...For this Thanksgiving Holiday we didn't go for any trips as the climate was not good and instead of baking a Turkey ,....I prepared steam Chicken....


Steamed Chicken

Serving Size:4

Ingredients

1 whole chicken
4tbso sesame oil
1tsp grounded pepper
1tbsp salt
3tbsp soy sauce
1 whole garlic clove
1 medium ginger
1/2 cup chopped onions
6 cup home-made chicken stock or store brought
3 stalk spring onion chopped
cucumber and tomato wedge for garnishing

Preparation Methods:
Wash the chicken under running water well and pat dry. In a small bowl mix salt,pepper , soy sauce and sesame oil. Brush the chicken with the mixture really well and let it marinate for at least 4 hours.Place the whole garlic and ginger inside the chicken and tie the legs together. Pour the chicken stock into a pressure cooker and add all the remaining ingredients expect the cucumber and tomato wedges and bring to a boil. Then place the chicken careful into the pressure cooker and cook to one whistle only or else the chicken will become too soft. Careful remove the chicken from the pressure cooker and garnish with cucumber and tomato wedge. Serve hot with chicken rice:.( http://bsaraswathy.blogspot.com/2008/10/chicken-rice.html )


Comments

Viki Xavier. said…
This looks nice and healthy. yummy.
My Passion said…
looks yummy and surely very healthy.....will surely try and let u know...........

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