A delicious dish is not only enjoyable to eat but also offers a wide range of health benefits beyond their nutritional value.
In this chicken recipe, two main ingredients, ginger and sesame oil are the superfoods in Asian cuisine. Their anti-inflammatory effects and healing powers have been used historically as remedies. The combination of both ingredients are known for boosting energy and regaining strength, especially for new mothers who are recovering after childbirth in China.
The mouth-dazzling chicken dish begins when the fragrant sesame oil unites with the zesty ginger and creates a perfect flavour combination. The sesame oil is used not only as cooking oil but also a powerful flavour booster. Its strong nutty taste adds a touch of umami to this chicken recipe.
With just a few Asian ingredients you can put this delicious chicken dish on the table within 15 minutes. It makes eating healthier just a little bit easier and tastier.
- Cut the ginger to paper thin slices so they are not too spicy to eat.
- Use the chicken thighs in this recipe as they are juicy and tender and less likely to be over cooked.
With just a few Asian ingredients you can put this mouth-dazzling ginger and sesame oil chicken dish on the table within 15 minutes.
- 3 tablespoon sesame oil
- 10-15 slices ginger
- 500 g boneless chicken thighs cut into bite sizes
- 2 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon oyster sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 3 tablespoon rice wine
- 2 tablespoon water
Preparing the sauce: Combine soy sauce, oyster sauce, 2 tablespoon of rice wine, sugar and water in a small bowl and mix well.
Cooking: Add two tablespoons of sesame oil and ginger to the non-stick fry pan over medium heat, cook until the ginger slices are slightly golden. Mix in chicken and sauce, put the lid on and cook for 10 minutes (or until the chicken is completely cooked through).
Finishing off: Remove the lid and stir to reduce the sauce to about two-three tablespoons. Stir in one tablespoon of rice wine, turn off the heat. Mix in one tablespoon of sesame oil and serve.