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Braised Chicken with Dried Chestnuts

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 -(up to)
  • 1 c Dried chestnuts
  • 1 Spring chicken
  • 2 -(up to)
  • 3 tb Oil
  • 2 c Water
  • 2 sl Fresh ginger root
  • 2 tb Soy sauce
  • 2 tb Sherry
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Sugar


1. Parboil dried clestnuts (see "Glossary of Chinese Ingredients").

2. With a cleaver, chop chicken, bones and all, in 2-inch sections.

3. Heat oil in a heavy pan. Brown chicken sections quickly. Meanwhile bring
water to a boil.

4. Mince ginger root; then combine with soy sauce, sherry, salt and sugar.
Stir into pan with chickcn. Add chestnuts and water; then simmer, covered,
until done (about 45 minutes).

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