Chicken boiled in Bird Nest Soup
Chicken boiled in Bird Nest Soup
Get this quick and easy chicken boiled in bird nest soup recipe by Huang Ching Biao from Happy Foodie New Year.
  • Technique Boiling
  • Preparation Time 1 day 11 hours 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Yield 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 whole Broiler Chicken
  • 1 bowl Bird nest
  • 3 pieces Ham
  • 1 piece Mushrooms
  • 1 piece Chinese Broccoli
  • 1+½ teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons Chicken powder
  • 2 slices Carrot
Method
  1. Slice the neck of the chicken to debone it. Insert a toothpick at the tail
  2. Prior to cooking this dish, soak the dried bird nest in cold water for 7-8 hours, then wash it After which, soak in hot water for 2-3 hours and change the hot water. When the water becomes lukewarm, place it in the fridge overnight
  3. Stuff the bird nest into the chicken and tie a knot with the head
  4. Run the chicken through with boiling water a few times to get rid of the chicken smell and shape the chicken. After which, place the chicken in a bowl together with the ham, mushroom, Chinese brocoli and carrots
  5. To boiling water, add the chicken powder and salt (depending on how salty you want). Pour the soup into the bowl containing the chicken
  6. Place this into the steamer for 1 1/2 hours
  7. Take the toothpick out

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