Wednesday, January 24, 2007

San Bei Ji (Three Cup Chicken)

This dish is one of Taiwanese traditional dish and very similar to the Philippine Adobo except for the Basil and sesame oil used.


1 sm chicken (cut in bite size)
6 cloves of garlic (crushed)
10 slices ginger
1 c sesame oil
1 c rice wine
1 c soy sauce
4 stalks fresh basil (optional)

Using a little of the sesame oil, brown the chicken. Just before the chicken is done, add the garlic and ginger and the rest of the sesame oil, rice wine and soy sauce. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for about 20 minutes. Add the basil and cook for another 2 minutes.

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