Ingredients

  • Serves 4-6 people
  • chicken marinate:

    1.5 kg  whole chicken (cavity emptied and cleaned)

  • 2 tbsp salt

  • 3 tbsp light soy sauce

  • 4 tbsp ginger juice

  • stuffing ingredients: 

    2 tbsp shallot oil

  • ½ tin bamboo shoot (chopped)

  • 8 pcs shiitake mushroom (chopped)

  • 1 packet  Preserved Szechuan vegetable (chopped)

Beggar's Chicken
Recipe Courtesy of
Asian Food Network

Beggar's Chicken

A long, slow cooking process, but we guarantee it's worth the wait for this flavourful dish. Beggar's Chicken may seem like a daunting recipe to recreate, but it's one of the easiest in haute cuisine
  • Medium
  • 30 min
  • 105 min
  • 15 min
  • 4 steps
  • 8 Ingredients
  • Medium
  • 4 steps
  • 8 Ingredients
  • 30 min
  • 105 min
  • 15 min

Instructions

  1. Marinate chicken

    • Pre-heat oven to 180°C. 
    • Rub chicken with soy sauce, ginger juice and salt. Leave it marinating in a bowl for at least 30 minutes. 


  2. Fry stuffing

    • Heat shallot oil and fry mushroom, bamboo shoot and Szechuan vegetables for 3 minutes.


  3. Stuff chicken

    • Lay out a piece of parchment paper onto a piece of foil, arrange chicken in the middle and wrap the chicken as compactly as possible. 


  4. Cook chicken in oven

    • In the oven, leave chicken baking for 1.5 hours. 


Plate and Serve!

To serve, cut open the wrapper and discard the foil. Carve the chicken and serve with stuffing. 

Plate and Serve!

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Ingredients
  • Serves 4-6 people
  • chicken marinate:

    1.5 kg  whole chicken (cavity emptied and cleaned)

  • 2 tbsp salt

  • 3 tbsp light soy sauce

  • 4 tbsp ginger juice

  • stuffing ingredients: 

    2 tbsp shallot oil

  • ½ tin bamboo shoot (chopped)

  • 8 pcs shiitake mushroom (chopped)

  • 1 packet  Preserved Szechuan vegetable (chopped)

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