Steamed Basil Chicken

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35

min

Preparation

40

min

Cook

Easy

Difficulty

3

Steps

8

Ingredients

A healthy, yet delicious way of preparing chicken, this quick dish is super easy to prepare

Let's start cooking!

Soy sauce and cornstarch added to make marinade

Step 1 - Marinate the chicken

  • In a separate bowl, mix the chicken with 2 Tbsp soy sauce, ½ tsp pepper and 1 tsp cornstarch and season with ½ tsp salt. Leave to marinate for about 30 minutes.
    Leave the chicken to marinate longer for a more intense flavour
Chicken pieces on top of basil leaves

Step 2 - Assemble the dish

  • In a baking dish, place the shredded ginger on the bottom of the pot and sprinkle salt over. Then spread the basil leaves on top of the ginger and place the marinated chicken on top of basil.
Covering chicken dish with plastic wrap

Step 3 - Steam the chicken

  • Cover the pot, steam the chicken until tender either in a wok or steamer. This takes about 30 to 40 minutes.

Serve

Steamed chicken served with basil leaves and chili in a dish

Garnish with spring onion and basil leaves. Serve hot.

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