Xin Jiang da pan ji

big dish chicken for about 25 persons

  • Potatoes 15 big potatoes peel and cut into cubes about the same size as the chicken.
  • 2 whole chickens cut in small pieces
  • Cooking wine
  • Soy sauce (light and dark)
  • Sugar
  • 2 onions, cut in big pieces
  • Red dry peppers (about 30)
  • 3 green/red bell peppers
  • Green onions (optional)
  • 20 gloves (big pieces) of garlic, big piece of ginger, sugar, salt, vinegar, Chinese prickly ash (huajiao pepper), anise stars

  • Salt the chicken pieces, add light soy sauce, cooking wine and marinate for about 15 minutes
  • Prepare for this amount in two wok pans. Heat the oil and put 3 Tablespoons of sugar in each pan, when the sugar is dissolved and sticky add the chicken, fry the chicken.
  • Add hua jiao pepper, red peppers (10-15 peppers), ginger, anise stars (1 Table spoon), add the garlic, potatoes and onions.
  • Add water depend on how much water existed in the pan, the final water should just cover the potatoes and cook for about half an hour till potatoes are ready.
  • Add salt
  • For the color add the bell pepper, green/red and some green onions

Suggestion: Do not immerse the potatoes in the water before cooking, Cut the potatoes before use (because the starch in potatoes will be lost and the potatoes are hard to cook.