San pai – Ginger Chicken

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Cost : 1
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Ingredients :

  • 4 chicken legs
  • 1 fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 bunch fresh basil
  • 4 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 10 cl of water
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • salt, pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar

Preparation :

Peel the ginger and cut into thin slice (about 1 ramekin), peel the garlic but don’t cut them.

Pass the chicken in flour and cook over low heat in a pressure cooker with olive oil, the ginger and garlic. Salt and pepper.

When everything is golden brown add water, soy sauce and sugar and cookover low heat for 20 minutes, if the sauce is too thick adjust with a little more water.

Top with basil leaves and mix the leaves with the chicken.

Serve with rice.

Tips : In Taiwan, this dish is served with steamed rice. This dish is very popular in China or the chicken can be replace by the pork, squid or cuttlefish.