Stir-Fried Scallion/Ginger Chicken

“Delightful Comfort and Humble Chicken Dish” Ready : 20 mins Generic : StirFry Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 10-15 mins ] Printable Recipe —   Now, what can U say about the pairing of “Scallion and Ginger” in Chinese cooking ?? Ginger and Scallion is really the ultimate pairing in Chinese cooking. With a splash…

Rice Cooker Hakka Baked Salted Chicken (客家盐焗鸡)

“Aromatic Delicious Tender Succulent Chicken” ~*~ a classic Hakka chicken dish made simple ~*~ Ready : 1 hr Generic : RiceCooker Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 10 mins † Cooking : 45-50 minss † Excluding Marinating ] Printable Recipe —   There are quite a number of dishes among the Hakka’s cuisine that falls in the category of world renowned. “Hakka Salted…

Slow-Cooker Herbal Chicken Soup

“Clear, Nourishing And Natural Sweetness Herbal Soup” Ready : 3-4 hrs Generic : SlowCooker Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 3-4 hrs ] Printable Recipe —   This essentially an exact version of “Double-Boiled Herbal Black (Silkie) Chicken Soup (滋补乌鸡汤)” – click for recipe, but done in Slow Cooker and using Free Range Chicken. So why re-post…

Tetrad Nuts Braised Chicken (Chestnut/Ginkgo/Lotus Seed/Peanut)

“Delicious Aromatic Nourishing Nutty Chicken” Ready : 2 hrs 30 mins Generic : Braise Difficulty : Tedious [ Prep : 30 mins † Cooking : 2 hrs † Excluding Soaking ] Printable Recipe —   Nuts have long played an important part in the Chinese cuisine; as well as medicinal herbs – particular Chestnuts, Gingko, Lotus Seeds and Peanuts. While it…

Classic Double-Boiled Pure Chicken Essence (炖鸡精)

“Aromatic Nourishing Pure Chicken Essence” Ready : 3-4 hrs Generic : DoubleBoil Difficulty : Tedious [ Prep : 30 mins † Cooking : 3-4 hrs ] Printable Recipe —   Chicken essence is the extract of juice from a smashed-up whole Chicken (flesh and bones everything together). The Chinese do the extraction by an ingenious way of double-boiling the Chicken (Chicken alone, no…

Double-Boiled Pure Chicken Essence (炖鸡精)

“Aromatic Nourishing Pure Chicken Essence” Ready : 3-4 hrs Generic : DoubleBoil Difficulty : Tedious [ Prep : 30 mins † Cooking : 3-4 hrs ] Printable Recipe —   Chicken essence is the extract of juice from a smashed-up whole Chicken (flesh and bones everything together). The Chinese do the extraction by an ingenious way of double-boiling the Chicken (Chicken alone, no…

Steamed Chicken with Brand’s Chicken Essence

“Simple Delicious Nourishing Chicken” Ready : 1 hrs Generic : Steam Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 10 mins † Cooking : 30-50 mins ] Printable Recipe —   “Essence of Chicken” needs no further introduction on its myriad nutritious health benefits to our body. Google and U’ll find them well-documented. But preparing the “essence” at home can be a little tedious and…

Double-Boiled Herbal Black (Silkie) Chicken Soup (滋补乌鸡汤)

“Clear, Nourishing And Natural Sweetness Herbal Soup” Ready : 3-4 hrs Generic : DoubleBoil Difficulty : Easy [ Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 3-4 hrs ] Printable Recipe —   “Herbal“, to all of us – in many ways, suggest an unpalatable flavor, maybe even a bitter-tasting medicinal-like concoction that is very unappealing.  In all honesty,  this could not be further from the truth…

Chinese Steamed Egg (蒸水蛋)

“Smooth Silky Savory Egg Custard ” — Ready : 15  mins [Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 10 mins] Printable Recipe —   This humble plate of Chinese Steamed Eggs (蒸水蛋) garnished with sliced spring onions, drizzled with a few drops of light soy and Sesame oil is simply irresistible. The truth about this simple appearance…

Chinese Waxed Duck (Cured Duck)

“Unique Aromatic Cured Meat” — Ready : 15  mins [Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 10 mins] Printable Recipe —   “Waxed Meat” or “Lap Mei” is most important for the Chinese especially during Lunar Chinese New Year and am sure many of U have these stocked up and unavoidably, will have some leftover after the festive session. Just…

Double-Boiled Wine Chicken

“Simple Delicious Chinese Wine Chicken” — Ready : 1 hrs 10 mins [Prep : 10 mins † Cooking : 1 hrs] Printable Recipe —   “Wong Zhao Kai or Chinese Yellow Wine Chicken” is a classic and well-known Hakka dish which is labeled as Confinement food. The VianD has posted two other versions of this dish; namely – “Classic Wong…

Braised Ginger Chicken

Ready : 20  mins [Prep : 5 mins † Cooking : 15 mins] Serve : 3 with other dishes Generic : Saute/Simmer Level : Easy Idle : None Printable Recipe.  “Delightful Gingery Chicken” A quick Google Image search of “Braised Ginger Chicken” revealed hundreds of images of this dish but.., The VianD was utterly surprised that none of them even came close to…