Exotic One Pot Chicken

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Angela Nair

By
@Angel07

This is an easy exotic One Pot dish. Its attractive and appetizing to serve. And its healthy!
Its oriental spices give it an authentic exotic flavour.
Make it in advance and it just gets better....

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Serves:
Serves 4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • 1 kg
    chicken pieces, skin on or off
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 15 g
    fresh root ginger, peeled and cut into thin strips
  • 3 clove
    garlic, finely sliced
  • 80 ml
    rice wine or dry sherry
  • 125 ml
    chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp
    runny honey
  • 1
    star anice
  • 60 ml
    light soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    orange juice or the juice of 1 clementine
  • 2
    spring onions, thinly sliced
  • ·
    rice or mangetout, to serve
  • ·
    a handful of cashew nuts for garnish

How to Make Exotic One Pot Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat a large frying pan. Fry the chicken in the oil for 4-5 minutes on each side, until brown and caramelised - transfer to a plate.
  2. Drain all but the 1 tablespoon of fat from the pan. Add the ginger, garlic, rice wine, stock, honey, star anise and soy sauce and bring to the boil.
  3. Add the orange or clementine juice and chicken and, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes until cooked through. Turn the chicken after 15 minutes so it cooks evenly.
  4. Remove the chicken from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside. Bring the liquid back to the boil and cook for 2-3 minutes to reduce the sightly.
  5. Remove the star anise. Return the chicken to the pan. Stir to coat the chicken in the sauce. Sprinkle with the spring onion and cashew nuts and serve on a bed of rice and mangetout, or french cut green beans.

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About Exotic One Pot Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #healthy




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