Taiwanese three-cup chicken with sweet basil, rice wine, sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic and ginger. Clay pot version.
Calories: 361 kcal
chicken leg quarters
, you can use whole chicken, just cut it into small pieces
fresh sweet basil leaves
, 1 and 3/4 tablespoons light soy sauce+1/4 tablespoon dark soy sauce
and 1/5 tablespoons sesame oil
green onion whites
Cut chicken into small pieces for better flavoring. Cook chicken in boiling water for around 2 minutes to remove impurities. Drain and set aside.
Heat up a clay pot over medium fire, add 1 tablespoon of sesame oil and then lay garlic, ginger and green onion whites in bottom.
Add chicken chunks, rice wine, light soy sauce and rock sugar. Cover the lid and simmer for 15 minutes to 20 minutes over medium fire or slow fire.
Add sweet brail leaves and turn up the fire to thicken the sauce.
Three Cup Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g
Saturated Fat 6g
Total Carbohydrates 6g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.