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Star Anise Ginger Braised Whole Chicken

The other day i went to this spice place about 30 minutes from where i live , where you can buy spices as little as you need or as many as you need . Then i remembered that i need to get star anise , there was this dish from Simply Ming book that requires that . So tonight that’s what i cooked , i made chicken dish with star anise and ginger , and other root vegetables , the result .. the broth was OH MY .. it was so good !! Delicious and tasty .

So here is the star anise ginger braised whole chicken

Picture doesn’t do justice for this recipe ..

Here is the ingdredients you need :

1 -5 lb young chicken

3 celery stalks , chopped roughly

3 medium carrots , chopped roughly

2 medium onions , diced roughly

2 thyme sprigs

2 bay leaves

2 star anise

2 tbsp. of minced ginger

2 quarts of chicken stock

1/2 cup of soy sauce

1. In a large dutch pot , combine all ingredients together , submerge your chicken into the broth , everything should be well covered , if not , add more water . Do not forget to salt and pepper your chicken generously . Inside and outside .

2. Cover the pot , untit it starts boiling , bring it down to low heat , almost simmer , for 45 minutes to 1 hour . Turn the heat off , let it sit for 45 minutes to 1 more hour to cook til it’s done .

3. Serve with bowl of rice .

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