Posts tagged "chicken"
How to make Braised rose chicken 玫瑰油雞

How to make Braised rose chicken 玫瑰油雞

This traditional dish has got ‘rose’ in the name because of the colour of the cooked chicken rather than any rose-flower being in the ingredients. Taiwanese used to use a particular red cooking wine which isn’t available now but this is the same recipe. This old wine would colour the chicken. As Joanne didn’t have...
How to cook Hainanese Chicken Rice 海南雞飯

How to cook Hainanese Chicken Rice 海南雞飯

Here’s a popular street food you find in Taiwan that has its origins in Malaysia. This is a very tasty rice, chicken and vegetables dish which has the bonus of being a particularly healthy food I think. One of the main differences between this an a regular chicken rice ‘bien dang’ in Taiwan is the...
White chicken in spicy sauce 口水雞 (椒麻雞) Taiwan style

White chicken in spicy sauce 口水雞 (椒麻雞) Taiwan style

A few days ago we made Taiwanese boiled white chicken with spring onion sauce 蔥油雞. This is a very popular dish in Taiwan street food and day markets, so convenient and can be eaten, as prepared hot or refrigerated and eaten cold. Using the same base of boiled chicken Joanne also makes a spicy alternative...
Taiwanese Fried Chicken in Plum Sauce 梅汁雞柳

Taiwanese Fried Chicken in Plum Sauce 梅汁雞柳

This Taiwanese Fried Chicken in Plum Sauce 梅汁雞柳 is a dinner and lunch favourite in Taiwan. I think it is the meal that Sweet and Sour Chicken SHOULD be! If the extremes of sourness and sweetness of that dish turn you off this more subtle, yet distinctive meal might be perfect for a new taste...