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Asian Home Recipe

Chicken and Shrimps Recipe

Ingredients :

1 kg

225 g

1/4 cup

1/4 cup

1/4 cup

1

2 1/2 teaspoons

1/2 teaspoon

2 teaspoons

1 teaspoon

5

1

1

Young chicken

Shrimps, uncooked

Lard

Water chestnuts

Celery

Egg white

Salt

Cooking oil

Cornflour

Sesame seed oil

Spring onions (scallions)

Leek

Green capsicum (pepper)

Method :
  • Clean the chicken and boil in water for about 30-40 minutes.

  • Take out and discard the skin and bones.

  • Shell the shrimps, finely mince them together with the chicken and lard.

  • Add egg white, mix well. Next add water chestnuts and then the celery finely chopped with 2 teaspoon salt.

  • Grease a dish with oil.

  • Spread out the chicken and shrimp mixture flat on it, about 1 cm thick, smooth the surface.

  • Steam for 15 minutes, take out and cut into small pieces not much bigger than a stamp.

  • Arrange them on a serving dish in neat rows overlapping each other rather like a fish's scales.

  • Heat in a pan about 1/2 cup stock in which chicken has been cooked in.

  • Add 1/2 teaspoon salt, sesame seed oil and cornflour, stir to make a smooth gravy.

  • Pour it all over the chicken.

  • Decorate the edge of the plate with the onions, leek and green capsicum cut into shapes of various flowers.

 

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