Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Steamed Chicken with Spring Onions Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 6-8

1.5 kg

4 stalks

4 inches


Blended :

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon


5 tablespoons


Marinade :

2 stalks

1 inch

3/4 tablespoon

1 1/2 tablespoon



Young spring onions, cut into 2 inch shreds

Ginger, cut into 2 inch shreds






Cooking oil



Spring onions (scallions) crused

Ginger, sliced


Rice wine

MSG (optional)

Method :
  • Mix well the marinade ingredients. Rub into and over chicken and keep aside for 30 minutes,

  • Place chicken in a heatproof bowl and steam over high heat for 25 minutes. Drain and reserve cooking juices.

  • Cut chicken into 1 x 2 inch pieces and arrange on a plate.

  • Sprinkle shredded spring onions and ginger over chicken pieces.

  • Heat oil till very hot and smoking. Pour over chicken immediately.

  • Bring reserved cooking juices to the boil. Thicken with cornstarch paste and pour over chicken.

  • Serve hot.

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