How to make Steamed Chicken Chinese Style -

Chicken breast stuffed with spicy chicken mince, steamed and served with a flavourful sauce

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breast (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Chicken mince (चिकन कीमा)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Steamed Chicken Chinese Style

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Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Steamed Chicken Chinese Style Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breast 400 grams

  • Chicken mince 1 cup

  • coriander leaves freshly chopped 3 teaspoons

  • Spring onion greens chopped 3 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chilli chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 2 teaspoons

  • Soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Cabbage leaves 2-3

  • Oil 2 teaspoons

  • Chicken stock 1 1/2 cups

  • Cornstarch 1 teaspoon

  • Spring onion flower for garnish

  • Micro greens for garnish

Method

Step 1

In a bowl take chicken mince, 1 teaspoon coriander, 1 teaspoon spring onion green, salt, ½ teaspoon green chilli, ½ teaspoon ginger, 1 teaspoon garlic and soy sauce, mix well. Set aside for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 2

Take chicken breast and slit so as to make a cavity. Marinate the chicken with salt and pepper. Set aside for five to ten minutes.

Step 3

Stuff the minced chicken in the breast. Set aside again for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 4

In a wok heat water for boiling. In a steamer place the cabbage leaves on the base. Place the chicken breast on it and cover it with a lid.

Step 5

Place the steamer on the wok and steam it for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 6

In a nonstick wok heat oil add remaining garlic, ginger and green chilli, sauté. Add chicken stock, salt and pepper, let it boil.

Step 7

Make a cornstarch slurry using three tablespoons of water. Add the slurry to the pan. Cook the sauce until thick. Add remaining coriander and spring onions.

Step 8

Remove the chicken breast from the steamer. Cut it into half and place it on a serving plate. Pour the sauce over. Serve hot garnished with spring onion greens and micro greens.

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