Wednesday, November 11, 2009

beggar's chooks

It has been awhile since Mr H cooked this dish.... the beggar chicken can be steamed or baked as below....


  • 1 whole chicken
  • all kind of fungi - champignon, straw mushroom, chinese mushroom
  • water chestnut
  • sesame oil
  • chopped garlic
  • salt and pepper
Mix them all in a bowl (except the chicken of course!!).....Washed and pat dry the chicken, stuff the chicken's cavity with the stuffing... Wrap with aluminium foil then with dough. Bake for 2 hours at 200C.

For the dough: Mix flour and water and roll out into a pastry enough to wrap the whole chicken

The 'treasure' within

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