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Steamed 8 Treasures Herbal Chicken
This dish has been optimized for 8 servings. Quantity and times may need to be varied. Here you can find more information about adjusted portion sizes: here
Step1 of 10: Medium-Size Free Range / Kampong Chicken
Firstly, gut and clean the chicken but make sure to leave the skin on it.
Step2 of 10: Medium-Size Free Range / Kampong Chicken, Light Soy Sauce, MAGGI® Concentrated Chicken Stock, MAGGI® CukupRasa™
Next, proceed to marinate the chicken with light soy sauce, MAGGI® Concentrated Chicken Stock and a teaspoon of MAGGI® CukupRasa™.
Step3 of 10
When the chicken is thoroughly coated, leave it overnight in the refrigerator.
Step4 of 10
The next day, when the chicken is well marinated, it’s time to add the herbs with the chicken.
Step5 of 10: Medium-Size Free Range / Kampong Chicken, Huai Shan (淮山)
Cut a large sheet of aluminium foil (big enough to wrap the chicken in) and lay it over a large plate. Toss the huai shan over the foil and then place the chicken over it.
Step6 of 10: Red Dates (紅棗), Black Dates (黑棗), Wolfberries / Goji Berries (枸杞), Dang Gui (當歸), Dang Sheng (党参), Dried Longan Meat (元肉/龍眼幹), Yu Zhu (玉竹)
Next, add the red dates, black dates, wolfberries/goji berries, dang gui, dang sheng, dried longan meat and yu zhu (玉竹) over the chicken.
Step7 of 10: MAGGI® Concentrated Chicken Stock, Water, MAGGI® CukupRasa™, Cornstarch
Leave the chicken aside and head on to prepare the broth. To prepare the broth, in a bowl, add in the MAGGI® Concentrated Chicken Stock, MAGGI® CukupRasa™, corn starch and water. Mix all the ingredients together.
Step8 of 10
When the broth is ready, pour it all over the chicken.
Step9 of 10
Then, it’s time to wrap the aluminium foil tightly around the chicken. Place the chicken in a steamer and let it steam away on high heat for about 3 to 3½ hours or until the chicken turns tender.
Step10 of 10
Full of great flavours, here’s a great dish to be whipped up for the reunion dinner along with some stir-fried vegetables or even noodles.