Steamed Chicken with Xiao Fan's Special Sauce
Steamed Chicken with Xiao Fan's Special Sauce might be just the main course you are searching for. Watching your figure? This gluten free and dairy free recipe has 911 calories, 74g of protein, and 65g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 4. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. Not Head to the store and pick up vegetable oil, cilantro, water, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the soy sauce you could follow this main course with the Lemon Cornmeal Cakes with Lapsang Souchong Chocolate Sauce as a dessert.
Fit a large steamer rack inside a large wide pot.
Add enough water to reach within 1/2 inch of bottom of rack. Bring to a boil.
Pat chicken dry and put, skin side up, in a shallow bowl (that will fit on steamer rack inside pot).
Sprinkle with ginger and steam, covered, over high heat, until chicken is just cooked through, 30 to 35 minutes (replenish water if necessary).
Carefully remove bowl with chicken.
Pour off juices into a glass measure and set aside 1/4 cup (reserve remainder for another use). Return chicken in bowl to pot and keep warm, covered, off heat.
Heat a wok or large heavy skillet (not nonstick) over high heat until smoking, then drizzle oil down side of wok and swirl to coat. Reduce heat to medium, then add garlic and stir-fry 15 seconds.
Add chiles and stir-fry 15 seconds.
Add cilantro and stir-fry 1 minute. Stir in remaining ingredients, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 cup chicken juices and simmer 1 minute.
Drizzle some sauce over chicken (include some solids for a spicier sauce); serve the rest on the side. Season chicken with salt.