Saliva Chicken is a Sichuan dish that use a lot of spices and chilies to cook the chicken. It’s a mouth-watering chicken recipe you could see in Sichuan restaurant.
Today, we’re gonna explain to you on how to make this crazy chicken recipe. You’ll see a lot of different kinds of herbs and spices in the making of this chicken.
As you will see later, Saliva Chicken is a very spicy and tasty chicken. If it is not your cup of tea, we recommend you visit ours’ other mouth-watering recipe like the Tomahawk steak.
On the other hand, you’re gonna see the procedure on making Saliva Chicken and the technique on marinating the perfect Saliva Chicken.
Let’s get started!
- Chicken (small, around 800g)
- Ginger: 6pcs
- Green onion: 1 stalk
- Bay leaves: 2 pcs
- Cloves: 5pcs
- Star anise: 5 pcs
- Bay leaves: 3 pcs
- Ginger: 4 pcs
- Sichuan peppercorns: 10g
- Chili oil: 1/2 cups
- Garlic: 4 cloves
- Dried red chili: 6pcs
- Coriander: 1 stalk
- Green onion: 1/2 stalk
- Peanuts: a pinch of
- White sesame: a pinch of
- Sesame oil: 2 tsp
- Dark vinegar: 1 tbsp
- Soy sauce: 1 tbsp
- Sea salt: 1 tsp
- Chinese cooking wine: 1 tsp
- Cane sugar: 1 tsp
Firstly, we wash the chicken and remove the organs.
Then, we place part A ingredients into a pot of water except the chicken, we put the chicken into the water bath after the pot of part A mixture is boiling.
We simmer the chicken for 15 minutes, off the heat and cover the pot and let it set for 10 minutes. Take out the chicken and soak the chicken in a bowl of iced water.
After the chicken is cooled to room temperature, we chop the chicken into pieces.
Then, we use the low heat on the stove to stir fried the part B ingredients and condiments for 10 minutes.
After stir-frying the condiments, take away the bay leaves, ginger, cloves and star anise, keep the oil. Remember to cool down the oil to room temperature.
Moreover, we pour the oil into part C condiments and stir well, you have to adjust the flavor if you think it is too spicy or too flat.
Lastly, we pour the spiced oil on top of our chicken pieces and made an amazing finish to the dish.
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