THREE-CUP CHICKEN RECIPE – NYT COOKING
Provided by: Sam Sifton
Total time: 30 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
|3 tablespoons sesame oil|
|1 2-to-3-inch piece of ginger, peeled and sliced into coins, approximately 12|
|12 cloves of garlic, peeled|
|4 whole scallions, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces|
|3 dried red peppers or 1 teaspoon red-pepper flakes|
|2 pounds chicken thighs, boneless or bone-in, cut into bite-size pieces|
|1 tablespoon unrefined or light brown sugar|
|1/2 cup rice wine|
|1/4 cup light soy sauce|
|2 cups fresh Thai basil leaves or regular basil leaves|
- Heat a wok over high heat and add 2 tablespoons sesame oil. When the oil shimmers, add the ginger, garlic, scallions and peppers, and cook until fragrant, approximately 2 minutes.
- Scrape the aromatics to the sides of the wok, add remaining oil and allow to heat through. Add the chicken, and cook, stirring occasionally, until it is browned and crisping at the edges, approximately 5 to 7 minutes.
- Add sugar and stir to combine, then add the rice wine and soy sauce, and bring just to a boil. Lower the heat, then simmer until the sauce has reduced and started to thicken, approximately 15 minutes.
- Turn off the heat, add the basil and stir to combine. Serve with white rice.
@context http//schema.org, Calories 673, UnsaturatedFatContent 32 grams, CarbohydrateContent 10 grams, FatContent 48 grams, FiberContent 1 gram, ProteinContent 40 grams, SaturatedFatContent 12 grams, SodiumContent 764 milligrams, SugarContent 3 grams, TransFatContent 0 grams
What are the ingredients in three cup chicken?
The name three cup chicken (三杯鸡) comes from the three key ingredients in the recipe: 1 Sesame oil 2 Chinese rice wine 3 Soy sauce More …
Why is it called three cup chicken?
Three Cup Chicken, or “San Bei Ji” (三杯鸡) is a popular standard dish in Chinese and Taiwanese cuisine. The name refers to the recipe used to make it: A cup each of the three ingredients that create the sauce: rice wine, soy sauce, and sesame oil. It’s kind of reminiscent of why pound cake is called pound cake––traditional…
How long does it take to make three cup chicken?
This three cup chicken recipe tastes homey and takes 20 mins to make. Three cup chicken or san bei ji (三杯鸡) is one of the most classic Taiwanese recipes. I always order this dish whenever I eat out at Taiwanese restaurants.
What can I do with 3 cups of chicken?
Three cup chicken is best as a main course, served over a hot bowl of steamed rice! Noodles, zoodles or vegetables like bok choy are great options as well. This will last 3–4 days in the fridge when stored in an airtight container! You can reheat it either in the microwave, or covered in a pan over medium heat.