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Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Vietnamese Quick Braised Chicken Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 6 - 8

2 kg

2 tablespoons

3 tablespoons

4 slices

1 tablespoon

3 tablespoons

3 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon

4 tablespoon

500 ml

1 sprig


Corn flour

Vegetable oil

Fresh ginger


Soy sauce

Dark soy sauce

Hoisin sauce

Oyster sauce

Rice wine or dry sherry

Chicken stock

Spring onions (scallions), for garnishing

Method :
  • Chop the chicken through the bone into 30 bite-size pieces.

  • Bring a large pan of water to boil. Add the chicken and simmer for about 5 minutes.

  • Remove and drain thoroughly.

  • Blend the corn flour with 3 tablespoons of water.

  • Heat the oil in a wok.

  • Stir in ginger for about 1 minutes. Add the chicken chunks and stir fry for about 3 minutes.

  • Add in sugar, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, oyster sauce, stock, wine or sherry.

  • Bring to boil and continue to stir until sauce begins to thicken and reduce.

  • Add the blended corn flour and stir until the sauce is thick and coats the chicken chunks.

  • Garnish with onions, shredded or decoratively cut.

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