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Hunan Velvet Chicken

Ingredients

1 quart chicken broth
5 pieces star anise
3 slices fresh ginger
1 (2 1/2) lb chicken
Sesame oil
Toasted sesame seeds
1/2 cup soy sauce
2 scallions, sliced
Pinch red pepper flakes
Kosher salt and white pepper totaste

 

  • Bring broth, star anise and ginger to a boil in a large pot.
  • Lower the chicken into the broth.
  • When the broth returns to a boil, cover, reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 20-30 minutes or until chicken has  cooked through.
  • Turn off heat and allow to cool in broth, covered.
  • Remove  chicken from broth, cut into bite sized pieces.
  • Season with salt and white pepper to taste.
  • Coat with sesame oil and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Serve at room temperature with a dip of soy sauce, scallions and red pepper flakes.

Servings

8

Prep

10 min

Cook

1 hr

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Skill Level

Easy