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Red-Cooked Chicken With Chestnuts

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This Red Cooked Chicken With Chestnuts makes a mouthwatering side course for your meal ! Try out this gravy chicken and chestnut dish and tell me if you like it ! Your suggestions for this Red Cooked Chicken With Chestnuts are welcome !
Ingredients
  Chicken 4 Pound (1 In Number)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, sliced
  Mushrooms 4 , soaked
  Ginger slice 1 , chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Chestnuts 20 , shelled and blanched
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon, mixed with 3 cups hot water
  Soy sauce 4 Tablespoon
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Remove the legs and wings from the chicken and chop into1 1/2 l1 /2 inch pieces.
Cut the chicken in half from the back with a cleaver, and chop each half again into six pieces, bone and all heat a pan with the oil and when it is hot, add the onion and saute till it becomes transparent.
Add the chicken pieces and brown well.
Cut the mushrooms in half and saute with the chicken.
Season with salt, sugar and ginger and stir once or twice.
Pour the thickening in slowly, stirring until it becomes smooth and thick.
Add the chestnuts and the water slowly.
Bring to a boil and cover.
Lower the heat and simmer for about 1 hour or until the chicken is tender.
Arrange chicken and chestnuts in a shallow bowl and pour the gravy over it.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party

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