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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

Chicken

Corn flour

Vegetable oil

Fresh ginger

Sugar

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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