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Empress Chicken

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Ingredients
  Chicken wings 4
  Whole chicken legs 4
  Green onion 1
  Dried black mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Broth/Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Star anise 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Ginger root slice 2
  Dry sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Canned bamboo shoots 12 Ounce, diced, drained (2 Cans, 6 Ounces Each)
Directions

With sharp heavy cleaver, chop chicken in big chunks and scald in boiling water.
Rinse and drain well. (Care should be taken to avoid bone splinters.Remove any small loose bones or pieces before cooking. If cleaver is unavailable, cut chicken in as small pieces as possible with knife.)
Fold whole green onion in 2 to 3-inch length and tie with thread.
Cover mushrooms with boiling water, soak 15 minutes, or until soft, then drain.
Put chicken, green onion, mushrooms and remaining ingredients, except bamboo shoots, in kettle or Dutch oven.
Bring to boil, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 1/2 hour, or until tender.
Add bamboo shoots and heat.
Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 317 Calories from Fat 146

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.1%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g21%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 93.7 mg31.2%

Sodium 3122.5 mg130.1%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.4%

Sugars 5.7 g

Protein 28 g55.9%

Vitamin A 5.1% Vitamin C 7.8%

Calcium 2.6% Iron 13%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Empress Chicken Recipe