Steamed chicken banquet style

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
8 \N Dried black mushrooms
18 \N Lily buds
1 \N (3-4 pound) chicken
3 \N Scallion stalks
2 slices Fresh ginger root
1 \N Clove garlic
3 tablespoons Soy sauce
4 tablespoons Sherry
1 teaspoon Sugar
½ teaspoon Salt
1 dash Of pepper

1. Separately soak dried mushrooms and lily buds.

2. Wipe chicken with a damp cloth. Place in a heatproof bowl.

3. Cut scallions in 1-inch sections; slice ginger root; crush garlic. Cut soaked lily buds in half; also soaked mushrooms, if large. Arrange all over top of chicken.

4. Combine soy sauce, sherry, sugar, salt and pepper. Pour over chicken.

5. Steam until done (about 2 hours). See "How-to Section".

From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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