Three Cup Chicken
Three Cup Chicken
A popular Taiwan classic dish with a deep earthy aroma!
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Simmer
  • Preparation Time 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time 15 minutes
  • Yield 4-6 servings
  • 1.2kg chicken (cut to bite-size)
  • 6 pcs dry mushroom (soaked until soft and julienned)
  • 100g ginger (shredded)
  • 8 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ¼ cup soya sauce
  • ¼ cup sesame oil
  • ½ cup rice wine
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp dark sauce
  • 1 handful Thai basil
  • 1 tbsp Chinese Shaoxing wine
  1. Heat wok with sesame oil and fry ginger and garlic until light brown.
  2. Add chicken and mushroom, sear until lightly brown.
  3. Add in soya sauce, rice wine, sugar and dark sauce. Stir well.
  4. Put lid on and reduce heat to simmer.
  5. Open lid to stir once or twice for even cooking.
  6. When chicken is almost cooked, bring up the temperature to reduce and thicken the sauce.
  7. Throw in the basil and splash some Chinese wine at the side of wok.
  8. Stir and serve.

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