- Chicken – chopped to bite size.
Onion -cut to triangular, slightly smashed Ginger, chopped Garlic and sliced Red Chili, dried Chili and sliced Salted Fish.
- Sugar, Salt, White pepper, Oyster sauce, Shaoxing wine, Dark-soy (for coloring) and a dash of Sesame oil. All to taste. ** Note : Just dash of everything, if U prefer a stronger intensity of an ingredient flavor, simply add a little extra of that ingredient/spice (no rocket scientific measurement here). Always taste your Seasoning !!!
Start by deep frying the Chicken, just for a 5-mins (not cook).
Heat up a claypot with some oil (any pot/pan/wok is fine). Saute the Salted Fish till golden brown and aromatic. Set aside.
With the same oil, saute the rest of the Ingredients (except sliced Red Chilli) till aromatic. Add Chicken and a dash of Dark-soy sauce and mix well and saute while till Chicken kindda turn whitish.
Add water (just abt covering half of the Chicken) and bring it to a boil. Turn heat to medium/low and simmer till Chicken tender and sauce thicken. Add Salted Fish, sliced Red Chilli and all the Seasoning Ingredients. Give a few quick stirs and mix well. That’s it ! Your pot of aromatic mouth-watering “Claypot Salted Fish Chicken” is ready to be served hot.