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Drunken Chicken

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Ingredients
Young chicken - 1 weighing about 2 1/4 lb (1 kg)
Salt - 2 teaspoons
Chinese rice wine - 1/4 pint (150 ml)
Brandy, whisky or rum - 3 tablespoons
Fresh ginger root - 1 tablespoon, finely chopped
Spring onions - 2-3, cut into short sections
Salt and pepper to taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. To prepare the chicken blanch it in a pan of boiling water for 2-3 minutes.

MAKING
2. Remove onto a large bowl placing it (breast side down) and add the salt, wine, spirit, ginger and spring onions.
3. In a hot steamer place the bowl and steam vigorously for at least 2 hours.
4. Remove the chicken and place on a serving dish, breast side up.

SERVING
5. Adjusting the seasonings pour the cooking liquid over the chicken and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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