Shirley Makekau Recipe

Chicken Hekka

By Shirley Makekau tutuwoman


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This is an old recipe I got from a really good cook and friend on Maui years ago and I only make this when the kids come over as its way too much for just me and my husband.. all I can say the Island way is that it is ONO to us and that means good! I used to make this for our church parties on Maui. sorry no picture of this wonderful dish. I haven't seen any gobo here in WA nor raw sugar but I substitute it for brown sugar.

Ingredients

5 lb
box chicken thighs- deboned and cut in chunks
2 c
carrots, cut chop suey style
2 c
gobo, cut the same way
1 large
or 2 medium round onions
1 large
can bamboo shoots, slied thin
1 pkg
dry mushrooms-soaked and cut in strips
1
bundle long rice-soaked in hot water and cut into 4ths
2
stalks green onion cut in 1 1/2 inches
1 bunch
watercress , rinsed thoroughly, cut in 3inch
1 c
shoyu
1 c
raw sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Fry chicken in 2 tablespoon margarine. Remove all fat.
2
Add bamboo, gobo,and mushroom. Cook about 7 minutes.
3
Add shoyu and sugar. Bring to boil. Add carrots,round onions,long rice and cook till done
4
Add green onions. Before serving add watercress.
5
Note: ingredients may be substituted or changed: tofu,pork.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Healthy

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5 Comments

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Jan 15, 2011 - Shirley Makekau shared this recipe with discussion group: TRIED & TRUE RECIPES
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Shirley Makekau tutuwoman
Nov 19, 2010
Hope you like it Eddie!!! We serve it with rice and usually mac salad
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Eddie Jordan EDWARDCARL
Nov 19, 2010
Shirley,This chicken Hekka going in my recipe box.
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Vivian Queen-Chase MsVivian
Nov 17, 2010
Hi Shirley, What is gobo????