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Bang Bang Chicken

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Ingredients
  Water 2 Pint (1 Liter)
  Chicken 2 1⁄4 Pound (Without Giblets, 1 Whole Chicken, 1 Kilogram)
  Spring onions 3 , each tied into a knot
  Ginger root pieces 3 , crushed (Unpeeled)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Shredded lettuce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (As Required, For Garnish)
For sauce
  Light soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Caster sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped spring onions 2 Tablespoon
  Red chili oil 1 Teaspoon
  Ground sichuan peppercorns 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Red Variety)
  White sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Sesame paste/Peanut butter creamed with a little sesame oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large pan, bring the water to a boil and add the chicken, spring onion and ginger.
2) Bring back to a boil, add salt and simmer, covered over a low heat for 30-35 minutes.
3) Then turn off the heat and allow to cool covered for 3 to 4 hours.
4) Remove the chicken, drain and pat dry with kitchen paper.
5) Brush with the sesame oil, and allow to dry for 10-15 minutes.
6) Then carve the meat off the bones, pound with a rolling pin and shred with fingers.
7) In a large bowl, place the chicken over the shredded lettuce leaves.
8) In a small bowl, combine about 150 ml chicken cooking liquid and all the sauce ingredients together.
9) Pour the sauce over the chicken, then and toss until thoroughly coated just before serving.

SERVING
10) Serve the Bang Bang Chicken immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Stewed
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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