Chicken Pong Teh

Based on 3 ratings

10

min

Preparation

30

min

Cook

Med

Difficulty

3

Steps

10

Ingredients

Try out this quick and easy traditional Peranakan recipe, consisting of chicken and potatoes.

Let's start cooking!

Diced shallots added to heated pan

Step 1 - Fry aromatics

  • In a pan on medium-high heat, heat up ¼ cup vegetable oil.

  • Fry shallots and garlic for 3 to 4 minutes, until slightly caramelised.

Tao cheo added to pan with caramelised shallots and garlic

Step 2 - Add tau cheo

  • In the same pan, add tau cheo and gula melaka. Stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes, until sugar dissolves.
Dark soy sauce added to stew

Step 3 - Add chicken, potatoes, dark soy sauce and water

  • Add in chicken, potatoes, 1 Tbsp dark soy sauce and 2 cups water into the pan.

  • Stir well and let it simmer on medium heat for 15 to 20 minutes, until potatoes are cooked and chicken is tender.

You can elevate this dish by adding dried shiitake mushroom that has been soaked in hot water until softened

Garnish and serve!

Chicken pong teh with garnish on serving dish

Transfer chicken pong teh over to serving dish and garnish with coriander leaves.

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