Drunken Chicken 醉鸡
Drunken chicken is the name given to different ways of preparing chicken using alcoholic beverages. Refer wiki
1.3 – 1.5kg Whole chicken – wash and dry the chicken
1 large Onion – remove skin
3-4 stalks Spring onion
30g Ginger – smashed3 cups Chicken stock (cool down stock)
1 1/2 cups White sherry + 8 tbsp Hua Tiao Chiew 花调酒 (Chinese cooking wine)
2 tsp Salt
- Bring enough water (about 2.5 to 3 litre) to boil in a large pot.
- Add chicken, spring onion and ginger, boil the water again~lower heat, simmer, covered for about 25 minutes. Turn off heat, leave chicken to immerse in the hot water for another 20-30 mins** turning chicken ~every 10 mins~halfway through cooking until chicken test done (juices from thigh should run clear when pricked with a chopstick or skewer).Carefully remove chicken (reserve the chicken stock) and plunge into ice water for 5 mins and drain chicken. Cut chicken into quarters.**If you don’t like to add wine, you can stop here add some sesame oil on chicken and cut to bite sized and serve as white chicken 白斩鸡.
- Add 3 cups of chicken stock with 1 1/2 cups white sherry + 8tbsp Hua Tiao Chiew花调酒and 2 tsp salt, mix well and place cut chicken in it with spring onion from the chicken stock . Cover and put in fridge for 3 hrs and overturn the chicken (breast-side down) and put in fridge for 1-3 days.
- Before serving cut chicken into bite sized. Serve cold.
kitchen note: Can replace Shaoxing 绍兴酒or White rice wine 白米酒 for stronger taste. Keep the balance chicken stock in fridge or freezer
Pei-Lin: Thank you! *.*..blush…Thanks Ann! Hope your partner likes this dish.
Oh yum yum yum this is one of my favorite dishes ever! Definitely a keeper =) I'm saving this one!
i am so going to try this and make this for my partner! he lovess anything chicken done this way!makes my mouth water
Hi Anncoo, Thanks for your quick respond..I will make this when I am back to s'pore..Happy "YuanXiao Festival" to you and your family..Best regards,Karen
This is one of my fave dishes! I don't mind serving it with rice vermicelli! Mmm … mmm …
Btw, I really admire your blogging speed! I can't do that! You're one superwoman!
I love this dish very much. Can't wait to make those.
I like to be "drunk" with this fantastic chicken, absolutely delicious 🙂
Thanks Friends, for taking your time to read this post.
Biren: Use two chicken thigh for small portion.
wahh the chicken looks so smooth and juicy!
Again you have cooked something that I have been craving for. And there is no way I could find this dish in bangkok, so I will bookmark this recipe and make it happen real soon, thanks for sharing, Ann!!Very tempting photos…Sawadee from bangkok,Kris
Mrs Multitasker: Thanks, hope you'll try this out soon 😉
Thanks Karen for your compliment. I don't know the name in Chinese but already upload a picture of the wine so you'll know what is it. Can get this in supermarket like Cold storage or NTUC. There is also Red Sherry, remember to don't buy the red one. I used white sherry with hua tiao because this only give very mild flavour of the wine.
Krissy: Yes, this is similar to Hainanese chicken without adding the wine.
wow what a unique dish, sounds simple and nice…
I love drunken chicken and your recipe looks good and simple enough for me to try.
mmm very nice! I will have to make this when I get a nice organic chicken next!
It looks wonderfully moist!
The drunken chicken looks so appetizing. It looks like those 白斩鸡 to as I never tasted drunken chicken b4;p. Guess it must be typo error on method (2)when u mentioned 'add chicken, ginger and ginger'….
This sounds like a great cure for the cold. I love the flavors in it.
this dish is perfect especially for those in confinement but i love to take this anytime! 🙂
This sounds very good and the resulting broth and extra chicken meat would be great all week!!
Hi! thanks Anncoo for accepting the exchange of links. Searching from your recipes, I found "Prawns in Dark Sauce", I want to tryt it..I love prawn..thanks!
Must be so very good for sure!
Delicious and yummy chicken…
how come no recipe?
Wow, i want to eat leh, can share some with me, keke…
OH this is my favourite!!!!! is there a recipe or have u posted it b4? I really LOVE this!
I am a sucker for drunken chicken and any kinda drunken food, do you know how to make drunken duck eggs? I'd love to learn! Thanks Anncoo for sharing us this fantastic recipe with us!
THIS is one of my favorite chicken dish. have made thought about making it myself at home though.again, i'm reminded how sucky my chinese cooking is. 😛
I cannot get enough of drunken chicken! So simple, but really is the most delicious piece of chicken I have ever tasted. Thank you for sharing your technique – I will try my best to make my chicken taste as good as yours looks!
The chicken looks soft and amazing! I will have to make this for my family!
Dana: Thanks ;)Lululu: This is quite easy to make. (try the white chicken first) ;D
I really like this but my family prefers roast chicken. I have to make a small portion for myself…was just thinking about it 2 nights ago!
Anncoo, the chicken looks and sounds absolutely delicious! =)
The chicken meat really look tender and yummy.
Heh, that name always makes me chuckle. Looks great too!
温馨小屋:欢迎你的到来,请多多指教。DG, Mimi: Thanks for your nice comments :)Lori: Thanks! I love your recipe too!Hi Pete: Sorry for the trouble 🙁 I'm using Google chrome or Mozilla Firefox, so far no problem.Thanks for your comment, come and share with me.Sook, Shandy: Thanks! This is a popular dish. Please refer to Wiki.
Lia Chen: Thanks ;D What is the name of Red Chinese wine in Chinese?Blessed Homemaker: Thank you!Vrinda: Thanks for your comment.
What a great recipe, Anncoo! I've never heard of "drunken chicken" before but sounds fab!
is this similar to hainan (sp?) chicken?? looks great! my husband has been wanting to prepare this to eat… lookin' forward to it!
Hi Kris, So glad you like this dish. Hope to see your post soon.
This is kinda momsie favourite cooking recipe! Quick & easy! hehe…
Thanks Mary! You can find from the Wiki said can add whiskey!!
Hi Anncoo, Happy New Year!I have been having problem opening your blog for the last few weeks….Explorer gave error Operation Aborted. Don't know why leh.The Drunken Chicken looks very juicy. Should have lots of natural goodness!
Wow! Like restaurant standard, looks yummy!