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Protein
31.8g / 36%
Carbohydrates
19.7g / 23%
Fats
16.2g / 41%
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Asian - style Family Main course

Steamed 8 Treasures Herbal Chicken

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273Min
Challenging
A healthy and delicious chicken dish infused with 8 wondrous herbs.

Ingredients

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8 servings
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1  Kg
Medium-Size Free Range / Kampong Chicken
8 
Red Dates (紅棗)
2 
Black Dates (黑棗)
20  g
Wolfberries / Goji Berries (枸杞)
8  pcs
Dang Gui (當歸)
30  g
Dang Sheng (党参)
30  g
Huai Shan (淮山)
30  g
Dried Longan Meat (元肉/龍眼幹)
30  g
Yu Zhu (玉竹)
1  tbsp
Light Soy Sauce
1  tbsp
MAGGI® Concentrated Chicken Stock
1  tsp
MAGGI® CukupRasa™
150  ml
Water
2  tsp
MAGGI® CukupRasa™
1  tsp
Cornstarch

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Nutrition Value

Energy
347.43 kcal
Protein
31.75 g
Carbohydrates
19.75 g
Fats
16.16 g
Information per serving
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Instruction

273 Minutes
Step1
10 Min
Firstly, gut and clean the chicken but make sure to leave the skin on it.
Step2
10 Min
Next, proceed to marinate the chicken with light soy sauce, MAGGI® Concentrated Chicken Stock and a teaspoon of MAGGI® CukupRasa™.
Step3
60 Min
When the chicken is thoroughly coated, leave it overnight in the refrigerator.
Step4
1 Min
The next day, when the chicken is well marinated, it’s time to add the herbs with the chicken.
Step5
5 Min
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
3 Min
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
2 Min
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
1 Min
When the broth is ready, pour it all over the chicken.
Step9
180 Min
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
1 Min
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.
Steamed 8 Treasures Herbal Chicken

Step1 of 10

: Medium-Size Free Range / Kampong Chicken

Firstly, gut and clean the chicken but make sure to leave the skin on it.

Steamed 8 Treasures Herbal Chicken

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™.

Steamed 8 Treasures Herbal Chicken

Step3 of 10

When the chicken is thoroughly coated, leave it overnight in the refrigerator.

Steamed 8 Treasures Herbal Chicken

Step4 of 10

The next day, when the chicken is well marinated, it’s time to add the herbs with the chicken.

Steamed 8 Treasures Herbal Chicken

Step5 of 10

: Huai Shan (淮山), Medium-Size Free Range / Kampong Chicken

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.

Steamed 8 Treasures Herbal Chicken

Step6 of 10

: Red Dates (紅棗), Black Dates (黑棗), Wolfberries / Goji Berries (枸杞), Dang Sheng (党参), Yu Zhu (玉竹), Dang Gui (當歸), Dried Longan Meat (元肉/龍眼幹)

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.

Steamed 8 Treasures Herbal Chicken

Step7 of 10

: Water, MAGGI® CukupRasa™, Cornstarch, MAGGI® Concentrated Chicken Stock

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.

Steamed 8 Treasures Herbal Chicken

Step8 of 10

When the broth is ready, pour it all over the chicken.

Steamed 8 Treasures Herbal 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.

Steamed 8 Treasures Herbal Chicken

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.

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