Steamed Chicken with Dates (2404)

Promote energy and blood

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Steamed Chicken with Dates


People with weak constitution or weakness after sickness.


Promote energy and blood.


  • Chicken - half
  • Chinese Jujube (Red Date) (da zao) 大棗 – 5
  • Glutinous rice wine 糯米酒 – half cup

1.   Wash chicken, remove skin and fat and chop into small pieces. Mix in a spoon of salt, rinse clean and drain dry.

2.   Soak dates for about 20 minutes, rinse, cut into halves and remove kernel.

3.   Mix chicken with half spoon of salt and rice wine. Add in half spoon of corn starch and one spoon of sesame oil. Mix in dates put everything in a steaming plate.

4.   Steam chicken in a steamer of a wok for about 20 minutes. Turn and mix chicken around half way through to allow cooking through evenly.

5.   Eat chicken with meal.


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