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Parchment Wrapped Chicken




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This article is from the 20th Century Appetizer Recipes, with numerous contributions by famous and also anonymous cooks

Parchment Wrapped Chicken

2 Whole chicken breasts,

Skinned and boned 3 tb Dark soy sauce

1 ts Ginger juice*

1/4 ts Sugar

Boiling Water 1/2 lb Fresh bean sprouts

6 Green onions with tops, cut

Into 2 inch lengths and Slivered 1/3 c Chopped walnuts

8 8 inch squares of parchment

Paper PAPER Cut eight 8 inch squares of parchment paper. INGREDIENTS Cut chicken into thin, narrow strips, about 3 inches long. Combine soy sauce, ginger juice and sugar in large bowl; stir in chicken, let stand 30 minutes. Meanwhile, pour boiling water over bean sprouts; let stand one minute. Drain; cool under cold water and drain well. Thoroughly toss chicken mixture with bean sprouts, green onions and walnuts. Place about 1/2 cupful of chicken mixture in center of each parchment square. Fold bottom point of parchment over filling; crease just below filling and fold point over and under filling. Fold side points over filling, overlapping slightly. Crease paper to hold folds. Fold remaining corner down so point extends below bottom of bundle; tuck this point between folded sides. Crease paper to hold folds. Repeat with remaining parchment squares. (Ends up looking like small envelope, with flap tucked under bundle) Place bundles seam side down, in single layer on steamer rack. Set rack in large pot or wok of boiling water. (Do not let water level reach the bundles) Cover and steam about 7 minutes or until chicken is tender.

Serve immediately *Peel fresh ginger root, then squeeze through garlic press. ==

Courtesy of Dale & Gail Shipp, Columbia Md. == . . . Shipwrecked on Hesperus in Maryland. 15:35:39 10 Feb 94---Blue Wave/Max v2. 12 * Origin: Pooh's Corner * (410) 327-9263 * (1:261/1131)

BBS: Ned's Opus Date: 02-10-94 (17:46) Number: 313

From: DALE SHIPP Refer#: NONE To: ALL Recvd: NO Subj: Chinese Appetizer 3/3 Conf: (4) Cooking

 

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