Steamed Chicken with Honey Chrysanthemum

Steamed Chicken with Honey Chrysanthemum

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Steamed Chicken with Honey Chrysanthemum is a savory and aromatic dish that features tender chicken infused with the delicate flavors of honey and chrysanthemum. The chicken is carefully steamed to perfection, allowing it to absorb the subtle floral notes of the chrysanthemum and the sweetness of the honey. This dish offers a harmonious balance of savory and sweet flavors, making it a delightful and nourishing addition to any meal.

Prep Time2 hrs 15 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time2 hrs 50 mins
Yields1 Serving
 2 whole chicken leg, with skin and bone
 1 tsp sugar
 ¼ tsp salt
 ¼ tsp white pepper powder
 1 tsp corn starch
 10 g dried chrysanthemum flower, rinsed
 2 slices liquorice roots 甘草片
 800 g water
 35 g honey
 10 g wolfberries
 1 key lime, cut in wedges, deseeded
1

Place a steaming dish (ø 14 cm) on mixing bowl lid, weigh in chicken. Add sugar, salt, white pepper powder and cornflour to the dish. Mix and marinate for 1 hour in refrigerator.

2

Place dried chrysanthemum flowers, liquorice roots and 200 g water in mixing bowl, cook 15 min | 50°C | Speed 2. Transfer to a bowl. Add honey to chrysanthemum water and stir well.

3

Place 600 g water in mixing bowl, set Varoma dish into position, insert steaming dish with chicken into it. Drizzle honey chrysanthemum mixture and scatter wolfberries on chicken. Close Varoma lid and steam 20 min | Varoma | Speed 3. Check if chicken is cooked (see tip), prolong steaming time if necessary. Remove Varoma and set aside. Carefully open Varoma lid, squeeze lime juice on chicken and serve hot.

Ingredients

 2 whole chicken leg, with skin and bone
 1 tsp sugar
 ¼ tsp salt
 ¼ tsp white pepper powder
 1 tsp corn starch
 10 g dried chrysanthemum flower, rinsed
 2 slices liquorice roots 甘草片
 800 g water
 35 g honey
 10 g wolfberries
 1 key lime, cut in wedges, deseeded

Directions

1

Place a steaming dish (ø 14 cm) on mixing bowl lid, weigh in chicken. Add sugar, salt, white pepper powder and cornflour to the dish. Mix and marinate for 1 hour in refrigerator.

2

Place dried chrysanthemum flowers, liquorice roots and 200 g water in mixing bowl, cook 15 min | 50°C | Speed 2. Transfer to a bowl. Add honey to chrysanthemum water and stir well.

3

Place 600 g water in mixing bowl, set Varoma dish into position, insert steaming dish with chicken into it. Drizzle honey chrysanthemum mixture and scatter wolfberries on chicken. Close Varoma lid and steam 20 min | Varoma | Speed 3. Check if chicken is cooked (see tip), prolong steaming time if necessary. Remove Varoma and set aside. Carefully open Varoma lid, squeeze lime juice on chicken and serve hot.

Steamed Chicken with Honey Chrysanthemum
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