Chicken in Clay Pot

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Asian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 450 g chicken - cleaned and quartered
  • 2.5 tbsp - peanut oil
  • 6 - thin slices young ginger
  • 90 g - Chinese mustard greens (choy sum)
  • 10 cloves - garlic
  • 10 - shallots
  • For Sauce:
  • 1.5 tbsp - oyster sauce
  • 1.5 tsp - dark soya sauce
  • 2 tsp - Chinese yellow wine.
  • 1 tsp - light soya sauce
  • Pepper - 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 cup - chicken stock

How to Make Chicken in Clay Pot

  • Dry the cleaned and chopped chicken. Keep aside.
  • Place a clay pot over high heat and add oil.
  • When the oil smokes, add ginger, garlic and shallots
  • Stir fry with a pair of chopsticks for a minute.
  • Add chicken and stir fry for about 2 to 3 mins, till the chicken turn slightly brown
  • Add oyster sauce and dark soya sauce and stir fry for a while.
  • Add the remaining sauce ingredients. Cover with the lid and boil over high heat for about 8 mins
  • Wash choy sum, and cut off the root end and cut into finger lengths.
  • Remove lid of the clay pot, sprinkle some pepper and place the choy sum over the top
  • Cover and cook for a further 2 to 3 minutes.