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RECIPE |  STEAMED SOY GINGER CHICKEN

RECIPE | STEAMED SOY GINGER CHICKEN

This week I'll be featuring two dishes.  Together these two dishes with some steamed rice will make one simple Chinese meal that can be incorporated into your weekly meal plans.  The first recipe I'm sharing is a Steamed Soy Ginger Chicken.

This recipe will guarantee you tender juicy chicken if you follow the instructions. I'm cooking with certified humane chicken by Blue Goose Pure Foods which you can find at major Canadian retailers.  When my husband and I eat meat (only once or twice a week), we make an effort only buy humane meat. It's significantly healthier than caged chickens that are pumped with hormones and antibiotics while undergoing a lot of stress from terrible living environments.  If you'd like to understand how humane chickens are raised, check out the standards listed by the Certified Humane Organization by clicking here.  They break it down by animal type, from chickens to cows.  

I do hope you try this recipe out and please consider purchasing certified-humane meat if you make it.  If you make it, please take a picture of it and tag @christieathome on Instagram and it may be featured.  If you're not on Instagram, please share it with your family and friends.  

Disclaimer: I am not sponsored by any companies listed in this post. 

STEAMED SOY GINGER CHICKEN

SERVES 3-4 | PREP TIME 10 MINS | COOK TIME 15 MINS

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 skinless boneless chicken thighs, sliced

Marinade:

  • 1 stalk of green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp of sliced ginger
  • 2 tsp of organic light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp of organic dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp of sesame oil
  • 1/2 tbsp of rice cooking wine
  • 1/2 tsp of cane sugar
  • 1 tsp of cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp of black pepper or white pepper

Required: Large Steamer

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a medium size bowl, mix together all the sauce ingredients. Then add in the sliced chicken and mix well with chop sticks.
  2. Pour chicken with marinade onto a deep wide dish suitable for steaming and steam for 15 minutes on medium heat covered with a lid.
  3. Serve immediately with rice and veggies.
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