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Steamed Chicken Stuffed with Bird's Nest

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 lb Dried bird's nest
  • 1/2 c Smoked ham
  • 1/4 c Water chestnuts
  • 1 tb Sherry
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 (3-4 lb) chicken
  • 5 c Stock


1. Soak bird's nest.

2. Mince smoked ham and water chestnuts. Blend well with sherry, salt and
soaked bird's nest.

3. Wipe chicken with a damp cloth. Make an incision along its backbone, but
do not cut through bone. Stuff chicken with bird's nest mixture and sew up
securely or skewer.

4. Place bird in a large heatproof bowl and pour stock over. Steam over low
heat until tender (2 to 3 hours). See "How-to Section".

NOTE: A rich clear stock should be used for this dish. See the Note for
"Bird's Nest Soup #1".

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