Friday, August 19, 2011

Braised Chicken with Dried Longan & Spices

This morning went to market to get some stuffs for cooking. Bought 2 chicken as I'm intending to cook curry this weekend! I divided some portion of the chicken for this braised dish and quickly down to action while my girl is having her morning nap :D In an about 1/2 hour time, a sweet & spicy braised chicken is ready to be served! Can't help and slurp down a few tbsp of the favourful gravy!

Recipe adapted from
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 5 slices ginger
  • 3 dry chillies
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 chicken, cut into pcs
  • 100gm dried longan, rinsed
  • 1 tbsp osyter sauce
  • 1 tbsp light soya sauce
  • 1 tsp thick dark soya sauce
  • dash of pepper
  • 450ml hot water
  1. Heat oil in pot, add ginger and fry till golden. Add garlic, dry chillies, star anise & cinnamon. Fry till fragrant.
  2. Add chicken pieces, water & seasoning. Bring to boil. Lower heat and simmer for 20mins.
  3. Add dried longan and simmer for another 10mins till liquid reduce half. Remove and serve.

1 comment:

ICook4Fun said...

I like the idea of adding logan to the dish. I am sure this dish taste really good.

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