Red Cooked Or Soy Chicken
|Brown sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Soy sauce||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sherry||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
1. Cut scallion stalks in 1/2 inch sections. Place in a large heavy pan, along with brown sugar, soy sauce, sherry and water. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
2. Wipe chicken with a damp cloth and add to pan. Bring to a boil again; then simmer, covered, 40 minutes, turning bird once or twice for even coloring.
3. Let chicken cool slightly. With a cleaver, chop, bones and all, in 2-inch sections; or carve Western-style.