White cut chicken (stewing chicken)

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 (4-6 pound) fowl
2 Scallion stalks
2 Or
3 slices Fresh ginger root
Water to cover
1 teaspoon Salt

1. Place chicken in a heavy saucepan. Slice scallion stalks and ginger root and add, along with cold water and salt. Bring to a boil; then cook, covered, over medium heat 30 minutes.

2. Turn off heat and let stand, covered, 30 minutes more. (Do not remove lid.)

3. Drain, reserving liquid for stock. Let cool; then refrigerate. Chop in 2-inch sections or carve Western-style. Serve with dips for white-cut chicken. (See following recipes for "... Dip for Chicken": "Soy-Oil", "Oil-Salt", "Chicken Fat-Soy", "Garlic-Soy", "Mustard-Soy" or "Hoisin".) From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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