Steam Chicken with Dang Gui (Herbal Chicken)

Steam Chicken with Dang Gui (Herbal Chicken)

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Steam Chicken with Dang Gui, also known as Herbal Chicken, is a traditional Chinese dish that combines the delicate flavors of chicken with the aromatic qualities of Dang Gui, or Chinese angelica root. The dish is prepared by marinating a whole chicken in a flavorful mixture of garlic, ginger, soy sauce, rice wine, and sesame oil. The chicken is then stuffed with soaked Dang Gui and ginger slices to infuse it with the herbal essence.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time1 hrCook Time20 minsTotal Time1 hr 20 mins
 50 g ginger, sliced
 500 g chicken, skin and bone, cut into pieces (2-3 cm)
 30 g cooking wine
 20 g light soy sauce
 10 g oyster sauce
 2 tsp goji berries, rinsed
 5 dang gui slices (Chinese Angelica Root)
 ¼ tsp sesame oil
 1 tsp salt
 10 red dates, pitted
 800 g water for steaming
1

Place ginger in mixing bowl, chop 5 sec | Speed 5 , pour into fine mesh strainer and squeeze ginger juice, reserve ginger juice and set aside for later use. Clean mixing bowl.

2

Place a bowl on mixing bowl lid, weigh in chicken, cooking wine, soy sauce and oyster sauce. Add wolfberry, angelica, prepared ginger juice, sesame oil, salt and red dates. Mix and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Transfer marinated chicken to a steaming tray (Ø 15 cm). Arrange in Varoma dish and set aside.

3

Set Varoma in position and cook 20 min | Varoma | Speed 1. . Carefully open the Varoma lid, check the chicken for doneness, and increase the cooking time if necessary. Serve hot.

Ingredients

 50 g ginger, sliced
 500 g chicken, skin and bone, cut into pieces (2-3 cm)
 30 g cooking wine
 20 g light soy sauce
 10 g oyster sauce
 2 tsp goji berries, rinsed
 5 dang gui slices (Chinese Angelica Root)
 ¼ tsp sesame oil
 1 tsp salt
 10 red dates, pitted
 800 g water for steaming

Directions

1

Place ginger in mixing bowl, chop 5 sec | Speed 5 , pour into fine mesh strainer and squeeze ginger juice, reserve ginger juice and set aside for later use. Clean mixing bowl.

2

Place a bowl on mixing bowl lid, weigh in chicken, cooking wine, soy sauce and oyster sauce. Add wolfberry, angelica, prepared ginger juice, sesame oil, salt and red dates. Mix and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Transfer marinated chicken to a steaming tray (Ø 15 cm). Arrange in Varoma dish and set aside.

3

Set Varoma in position and cook 20 min | Varoma | Speed 1. . Carefully open the Varoma lid, check the chicken for doneness, and increase the cooking time if necessary. Serve hot.

Steam Chicken with Dang Gui (Herbal Chicken)
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