Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Jellied Chicken Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4-5


2 slices


1/6 oz

1 1/2 teaspoons

1 tablespoons

1/2 cup

1/2 cup

Chicken breast (about 3/4 lbs)


Parsley leaves

Agar-agar (or 1 envelope unflavored gelatin)



Carrot (shredded)


Method :
  • Place the chicken, 1 green onion and 2 slices of ginger in boiling water, cook for about 20 minutes.
    Remove only the chicken from the pan and let cool, then remove all the bones and skin. Cut into      1 inch wide and 1 1/2 inches long pieces (with skin).

  • Soak the agar-agar about 10 minutes, squeeze and cook with 1 1/2 cup chicken soup remaining from about #1 about 8 minutes at low heat.

  • Stock will be reduced to 1 cup. Pour in a bowl, add chicken meat, salt and wine. Steam for half an hour.

  • Slice the ham and cut into small leaf shape or triangles. Lay in the bottom of bowl attractively, and place parsley leaves, then add steamed chicken meat.

  • Add the stock. When it's cool place in refrigerator until firm. This will take more than 1 hour.

  • Turn the bowl on a plate, remove the bowl, decorate with shredded carrot and turnip or green peas around the plate, and serve.

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