Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Steam chicken with Prawn Paste

Wanted to cook a simple and healthly dinner.
For meat dish, i make steam chicken. For vegetable, i made spinach soup.

MIL gave me some prawn paste (xia jiang) so i decided to make steam chicken with xia jiang.

Its really simple.

What do you need?
- Chicken meat of 2 chicken drumstick and 2 thighs (Diced)
- 1 1/2 tsp of prawn paste
- Sesame seed oil, soya sauce, pepper, chinese wine
- Corn flour
- 1 thumb sized ginger (sliced)

How to do it?
Marinate chicken with prawn paste, soya sauce, pepper, chinese wine for at least 30 mins.

Before cooking, add sesame seed oil and corn flour, mix well.

Lay sliced ginger on the plate, lay chicken in a layer on top of the ginger. Steam over boiling water for 20 minutes.

 Beautiful and tasty juices will surface from the steaming. Serve with rice.

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