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Post-Natal Chicken Dishes
SESAME SEED OIL CHICKEN
(This dish is said to promote blood circulation, provide nourishment and stimulate energy)
150g Chicken Fillet
4 slices Old Ginger
3 Tbsp Sesame Seed Oil
1 tsp light Soysauce
1 tsp Sugar
1 Tbsp Chinese Rice Wine
Wash chicken and cut into serving pieces. Heat oil. Fry ginger slices until fragrant. Add chicken and stir-fry for approximately
5 minutes. Add soy sauce and sugar. Cover wok and cook for 5 minutes
approximately. Add chinese wine and stir-fry for 1 minute. Serve.
STEWED CHICKEN WITH WOOD FUNGUS (For cleansing arteries & getting rid of stale blood)
150g Chicken Wings or Drumettes
10g Chinese Mushrooms, soaked
20g Dried Lily Buds, soaked
10g Wood Fungus, soaked
8 to 10 pieces Red Dates, stoned
4 slices Old Ginger
1 Tbsp Oil
Marinade: 1 tsp light soy, 1 tsp dark soy, 1 tsp sugar, 1 tsp ginger juice, 1 TBsp Cornflour, 1 TBsp sesame seed oil, 1 Tbsp Chinese Rice Wine.
Soak lily buds, mushrooms, and wood fungus for about 30 minutes. Cut wood fungus
into small pieces. Marinate chicken for at least 10 minutes. Heat 1 Tbsp Oil in a
clay pot. Fry ginger until fragrant. Fry Wood Fungus for 2 minutes. Add red dates, mushrooms, and marinated chicken and fry for 5
minutes. Pour in 2 cups of the mushroom soaking water. Add the Lily buds.
Cover clay pot and bring to a boil, then lower flame and simmer for 15
CHICKEN FILLET STIR-FRIED WITH WOOD FUNGUS
(Wood Fungus is rich in iron & functions to drive away stale blood "lochia")
150g Chicken Fillet, washed & cut into thin strips
Marinade: 1/2 tsp light soy, 1/2 tsp sugar, 2 tsp ginger juice, 2 tsp Chinese Wine.
Seasoning: 1 tsp light soy, 1/2 tsp sugar, 1 tsp sesame oil, 1 tsp Chinese Wine.
Marinate the Chicken Fillet strips for 5 minutes. Heat 1 Tbsp
oil. Fry ginger slices until fragrant. Put in carrot strips, and fry for
2 minutes. Add wood fungus strips, and 1/4 cup water.
Cover wok and allow mixture to cook for 5 minutes. Add the seasoning mixture.
Stir-fry briskly for another minute, then
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