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Basic Braised Chicken

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This Basic Braised Chicken is a classic hearty Chinese dish. I have listed step by step instructions on how to make this Basic Braised Chicken dish to help you out. Let nothing stop you!
  Spring chicken 1
  Scallion stalks 2
  Fresh ginger root slices 3
  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Sherry 3 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Chinese parsley 1 Tablespoon

1. With a cleaver, chop chicken in 1 1/2 to 2-inch sections. Trim scallion stalk and slice ginger root.
2. Heat oil in a large heavy pan and brown chicken sections quickly.
3. Add sherry, soy sauce, water, salt, scallions and ginger root. Bring to a boil; then simmer, covered, 20 to 30 minutes.
4. Add sugar and simmer, covered, 10 to 15 minutes more.
5. Transfer chicken sections to a serving bowl. Strain sauce and pour over. Garnish with Chinese parsley and serve.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3505 Calories from Fat 2031

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 226 g348.2%

Saturated Fat 55.2 g276.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1005 mg335%

Sodium 9435.9 mg393.2%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.4%

Sugars 18.1 g

Protein 313 g626%

Vitamin A 55.9% Vitamin C 16.7%

Calcium 22.3% Iron 83.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Basic Braised Chicken Recipe