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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)

Ingredients
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)

Ingredients
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 minutes.  Serve.


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
1/2 carrot, cut into thin strips
10g "Mok Yee" / Wood Fungus, soaked & cut into thin strips 
2 slices Old Ginger
1 Tbsp Oil

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 serve.


These recipes courtesy of www.momsinmind.com in Singapore




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