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Braised Whole Chicken

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A very tasty Braised Whole Chicken dish. Once you try this Braised Whole Chicken dish you will soon find yourself cooking it again and again. Try it!
Ingredients
  Chicken 5 Pound (1 Piece)
  Scallion stalks 2
  Ginger root slices 3
  Oil 5 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sherry 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Wipe chicken with a damp cloth. Cut scallion stalks in 2-inch sections; slice ginger root.
2. Heat oil in a large heavy pan. Truss chicken and brown quickly on all sides.
3. Boil water and add to chicken, along with soy sauce, scallions and ginger. Bring quickly to a boil again; then simmer, covered, 30 minutes, turning bird once.
4. Add sherry and sugar and simmer, covered, 30 minutes more, turning bird once or twice for even coloring.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Method: 
Braising
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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