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Red Glutinous Rice Wine

Red Glutinous Rice Wine Chicken 红糟鸡

This Red Glutinous Rice Wine Chicken 红糟鸡 is deceptively easy and quick to make. It tastes even better the next day. You can either serve it with mee sua or rice, or just eat it on its own. Simply delicious!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine asian, Chinese, southeast asian
Servings 4 persons
Calories 295 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 kg chicken cleaned and chopped
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled and crushed
  • 100 g old ginger peeled and julienned
  • 250 g red glutinous wine lees (红糟)
  • 500 ml red glutinous rice wine
  • Parsley optional as garnish

Instructions
 

  • Peel and crushed 4 cloves of garlic. Peel and julienne garlic into strips.
    4 cloves garlic, 100 g old ginger
  • Heat 3 tbsp sesame oil over medium heat in non-stick pot. Add half of the 100g ginger and fry until slightly brown and crispy. Set aside to use as garnish later.
    100 g old ginger
    fry ginger
  • In the same pot, add 4 cloves of crushed garlic and the other half of the ginger and sauté till aromatic.
    4 cloves garlic, 100 g old ginger
    saute ginger and garlic
  • Add 1 kg of chopped chicken and cook for about 20 minutes.
    1 kg chicken
    fry chicken
  • Add 250g red glutinous wine lees (红糟) and stir fry to mix evenly with the chicken.
    250 g red glutinous wine lees (红糟)
    fry chicken
  • Add half of the red glutinous rice wine. Reduce heat and cover with lid to simmer for about 20 minutes.
    500 ml red glutinous rice wine
    add wine
  • Add the other half of the red glutinous rice wine. Mix to cook evenly for about 1 minute. Turn off heat.
    500 ml red glutinous rice wine
    add wine in the end
  • Serve warm with rice, or mee sua, or on its own. Garnish with fried ginger strips and parsley.
    100 g old ginger
    Red Glutinous Rice Wine

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Notes

No seasoning is required as the rice wine and the wine lees with the fried aromatics are already full of flavours. However feel free to add on seasoning such as salt and white pepper as you prefer. 
Keyword asian cuisine, chicken, chinese red glutinous rice, dinner, red wine chicken, rice wine