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Chicken with Pineapple (Bo-Lo-Shao-Ji)

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Category: Chinese, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Whole chicken
  • -(about 2 pounds)


4 tb Light soy sauce
1 tb Dark soy sauce
1 tb Sake or Chinese rice wine
1 Onion, cut into 1/2-inch
3 sl Canned pineapple, cut into
-1/2-inch cubes
2/3 c Juice from the pineapple can
2 1/2 c Water
1 tb Cornstarch dissolved in 2
-Tablespoons water)
1 tb Sasame oil
Chinese parsley for garnish
3 tb Salad oil
3 c Oil for deep-frying

Clean the cavity of the chicken with a cloth. Prick all over the skin
with a fork. Wipe off any moisture. Place the chicken in a bowl. Pour
Mixture A over the chicken and let stand for about 30 minutes. Remove the
chicken and reserve the marinade.

Heat 3 cups of frying oil to 350F in a wok. Add the chicken and fry
until golden, spooning hot oil over it from time to time with a ladle.
Remove the chicken and drain on a rack. Pour off oil from the wok.

Heat 3 tablespoons fresh salad oil in the wok and sute the onions
until they become fragrant. Add the reserved marinade and pineapple juice;
bring to a boil. Add the water and chicken. Cover and cook for 25 minutes.

Remove the chicken when the liquid is reduced to 1 cup. Add the
pineapple chunls top the liquid and cook over very low heat for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, cut the chicken into 2-inch pieces, leaving the bone
attached. Arrange them on a platter.

If necessary, thicken the pineapple sauce with a litle dissolved
cornstarch. Sprinkle with sesame oil and stir well. Pour the sauce over
the chicken, garnish with Chinese parsley (coriander) leaves and serve.

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