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Steamed Chicken and Ham

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Spring chicken
  • 1 c Smoked ham
  • 1 tb Oil
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 Scallion stalks
  • Chinese parsley


1. With a cleaver, chop chicken, bones and all, in 1-1/2- to 2-inch
sections. Slice smoked ham 1/2-inch thick, then in 1-1/2-inch squares.

2. In a heatproof bowl, arrange alternating layers of chicken sections,
skin-side up, and squares of ham.

3. Sprinkle with oil, using a circular motion. Season with salt. Mince
scallion stalks and sprinkle over the top.

4. Steam until done (about 45 minutes). See "How-to Section". Garnish with
Chinese parsley and serve. VARIATION: After step 1, toss the chicken
sections gently to coat in a mixture of 1 tablespoon cornstarch; 2
tablespoons soy sauce; 2 tablespoons sherry, 2 tablespoons ginger root,
minced; 1 tablespoon oil or chicken fat; 1/2 teaspon salt; and a dash of
pepper. In step 2, top with the ham squares and 1 cup canned button
mushrooms. Omit step 3; pick up step 4.

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