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Da Pan Ji-Big Plate Chicken with Noodles
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Xinjiang style big plate chicken
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: chicken, noodles
Servings: 4
Calories: 985 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 1 chicken , around 1.5 kg
  • 3 tbsp. oil
  • 3 star anises
  • 1/2 tsp. Sichuan peppercorn
  • 4 cloves garlic , sliced
  • 1 thumb ginger , sliced
  • 2 green onion , white part only, cut into 1 inch sections
  • 6-10 dried red pepper
  • water as needed
  • 1 tbsp. Doubanjiang
  • 1 tbsp. Shaoxing wine
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 2 middle size potatoes , peeled and cut into 3-4cm chunks
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1/2 red onion , cut into small pieces
  1. Cut chicken into small chunks (you can use 4 chicken thighs as a substitute to a whole chicken). Place in a large pot, add 1 green onion and 2 slices of ginger and then bring to a boiling. Cook for 1 minute, pick the chicken out and clean with warm water. Set aside and drain.
  2. Heat up 3 tablespoons of oil in wok, add garlic, ginger, white part of green onion, dried chili pepper, star anise and Sichuan peppercorn, fry over slow fire until aroma. Add doubanjiang and continue frying for 1 minute until the oil turns red.
  3. Place chicken chunks in, turn up the fire and fry until slightly browned. Add Shaoxing wine and light soy sauce. Mix well.
  4. Pour in enough water until 1cm higher than than chicken. Bring to a boiling, and cover with a lid. Simmer over slow fire. Add potato chunks after 10 minutes and then continue cooking for another 15 minutes.
  5. Turn up the fire and start to evaporate extra water. When the liquid lever is around reduced to 1/3, add red pepper, green pepper and red onion. Give everything a big stir fry to mix well.
  6. Meanwhile, cook wide noodles in another pot according to the instruction and lay the noodles in the bottle of your serving plate.
  7. Transfer the braised chicken to top the noodles and serve directly.
Nutrition Facts
Da Pan Ji-Big Plate Chicken with Noodles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 985 Calories from Fat 612
% Daily Value*
Fat 68g105%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 281mg94%
Sodium 558mg24%
Potassium 1079mg31%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 73g146%
Vitamin A 2205IU44%
Vitamin C 25mg30%
Calcium 101mg10%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.