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Taiwan style “San Bei Ji” (台湾风味三杯鸡)

A classic Taiwanese specialty. If you translate “San bei ji” it means something like “Three cups chicken”. Its name is coming from the way it is prepared, using three cups of different special sauces to cook it. The original recipe can be found below - Bon appetite!

Taiwan style San bei Ji


Ingredients

  • About 10 pieces of garlic (蒜头)
  • Ginger (4-5 pcs) (葁)
  • 500g chicken (鸡肉)
  • Sesame oil (芝麻油)
  • 100ml of rice wine (米酒)
  • 4 spoons of Soy sauce (酱油)
  • Fresh basil leaves (罗勒, 九层塔)

Preparation

Peel garlic and cut ginger into pieces. Heat up sesame oil in wok pan and carefully fry garlic for about 30 seconds. Add ginger, stir and fry for another 2 minutes. Finally add chicken meat and fry for another 2 minutes.

Add rice wine and soy sauce. Close wok pan and cook 10-15 minutes at middle heat.

Finally add basil leaves, stir and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

Photos

Prepare garlic, ginger, sesame oil, rice wine, basil, chicken and soy sauce Heat up sesame oil in wok pan Carefully fry garlic for about 30 seconds
Add ginger, stir and fry for another 2 minutes Add chicken, stir and fry for another 2 minutes Finally add about 100ml of rice wine and 4 table spoons of soy sauce. Close wok pan and have it cook for about 10-15 minutes at middle heat
Add basil leaves Finished Bon appetite!

Comments

Comment by ohcheers
Time: 05/06/11, 4.36 am

Now that’s a LOT of garlic. I like this. Just had a version of it at a local noodle bar and just wondered what it was MEANT to be like. :)

I must recreate!

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