You are here

Chicken Packets With Eight Precious Condiments

Flavors.of.Asia's picture
Ingredients
  Boston lettuce leaves/Leaf lettuce 2
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Szechuan peppercorns 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Peeled ginger 1⁄4 Inch, smashed
  Green onion 1 , smashed
  Chicken breasts 2 , skinned
  Roasted sesame seeds 2 Teaspoon
For sesame-mustard dressing
  Rice vinegar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sesame seed oil 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Medium japanese soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Dijon style mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground szechuan peppercorns 1 Dash
  Almond oil/Vegetable oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Roasted sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
For eight precious condiments
  Vermicelli snack 2 Cup (32 tbs) (1 Recipe)
  Green onions 6 , smashed, shredded
  Cilantro leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Toasted pine nuts/Almonds or sunflower kernels 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Red bell pepper 1 Medium, ends trimmed, seeded, ribs removed, cut in matchstick julienne strips
  Alfalfa sprouts/Radish sprouts 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1 Package)
  European cucumber 1 , trimmed, cut in half lengthwise seeded, cut in matchstick julienne strips
  Carrot 2 , thinly sliced diagonally cut in matchstick julienne strips
Directions

Rinse and dry lettuce; refrigerate in zip-type plastic storage bags until needed.
In a medium-size round glass baking dish, combine wine, peppercorns, gingerroot and green onion.
Add chicken breasts, meat-side-down.
Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes.
In a wok or deep pot, bring about 4 cups water to a boil.
Place dish of chicken on a steamer tray.
Cover tray with foil; place over boiling water.
Steam chicken 20 minutes or until done.
Remove tray from heat.
Let chicken cool in marinade 1 hour.
Prepare Sesame-Mustard Dressing.
With fingers, shred chicken into a medium-size bowl.
Toss chicken with 2 to 3 tablespoons of Sesame-Mustard Dressing.
Pour remaining dressing into a serving bowl.
Mound chicken in middle of a serving platter.
Sprinkle with black Dry Roasted Sesame Seeds.
Arange Eight Precious Condiments around chicken.
Serve with lettuce.
Invite guests to place a small amount of shredded chicken in center of a lettuce leaf.
Top with small amounts of desired condiments.
Spoon on dressing and fold lettuce leaf, enclosing ingredients inside.
Eat like a taco.
Sesame-Mustard Dressing: In a blender or food processor fitted with the steel blade, process all ingredients except almond oil and Dry Roasted Sesame Seeds several seconds to blend.
With machine running, pour almond oil slowly through feed tube, processing just until dressing is emulsified.
In a medium-size bowl, combine dressing and sesame seeds.
Use at once or cover tightly and refrigerate until needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Better Buy
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.028125
Average: 4 (16 votes)