Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Chicken Stew Recipe

(Ga Hap Ca)

Ingredients : Serves 4


3 sprigs


2 tablespoons

1/2 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon


2 teaspoon

800 g

Ripe tomatoes, cut into thin wedges

Spring onions (scallions), finely sliced

Fresh ginger, thinly sliced

Nuoc cham sauce



Ground black pepper (to taste)

Sesame oil

Chicken fillets (breast or thighs)

Method :
  • De-bone the chicken and cut flesh into bite-size pieces.

  • Reserve bones for stock.

  • Put chicken into a heatproof bowl or other deep dish.

  • Add tomatoes, spring onions (scallions) and ginger.

  • Add seasonings and oil. Mix thoroughly.

  • Put the dish in a pan with water to come almost halfway up the dish.

  • Cover and steam for 25 - 35 minutes or until chicken is tender.

  • Serve hot with rice and nuoc cham dipping sauce.

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