Homemade Chinese Five Spice Braised Chicken

Today I will share a homemade Chinese five-spice braised chicken recipe, just need a rice cooker and five spices, and then put a whole chicken to stew, the chicken is soft and fragrant, simple and easy. Many people only use rice cookers to cook rice. In fact, cooking with rice cookers is a good choice for people with poor cooking skills. Using rice cookers to cook food is stable and easy to heat. I will teach you how to use the rice cooker to make chicken, put a whole chicken in it, without putting a drop of water, press the cooking button, just wait. The meat is fresh and tender, the chicken is boneless, there is no need to put oil, nutrition and health.

Homemade Chinese five spice braised chicken recipes

Cooking steps:

1. The chicken I bought is not big, weighs about 3 pounds (1.36 kg), and the size is just right. Don’t buy an old hen, it’s harder to cook.

A chicken of about 3 pounds

2. Cut onion, green onion and ginger. Put oyster sauce, soy sauce, teriyaki soy sauce, cooking wine, five-spice powder, sugar, and salt in a bowl, mix well, so that the seasoning for marinated chicken is adjusted.

Cut onion, green onion and ginger.

3. Put the chicken in the container, pierce the whole body of the chicken with a toothpick, especially the thick part of the meat, and prick a few times, so that the chicken is easier to marinate. I pinched 3 toothpicks with my hand, which is faster.

Easier way to marinate chicken pierce the whole body of the chicken with a toothpick

4. Pour in the prepared seasonings, add green onions and ginger, massage the chicken with both hands, rub it several times to make the chicken fully absorb the seasoning juice. Evenly spread on the abdomen, seal the container with plastic wrap and put it in the refrigerator to marinate for 1-2 hours, turn the chicken over 1-2 times during the period.

Marinate the chicken for 2 hours

5. Flatten the onion pieces on the bottom of the rice cooker, then put 2-3 fresh ginger slices. Place the marinated chicken on the onion. Spread the marinated sauce on the surface of the chicken and pour it into the abdomen, stuff the remaining green onions, ginger, chicken head and chicken claws in the belly.

Homemade Chinese five spice braised chicken recipes

6. Close the lid and press the cooking function key. The steaming time depends on the size of the chicken.

Homemade Chinese five spice braised chicken recipes

Homemade Chinese five spice braised chicken recipes

Homemade Chinese five spice braised chicken recipes

Homemade Chinese Five Spice Braised Chicken

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The five spice braised chicken is boneless, there is no need to put oil, nutrition and health.
Prep Time 2 hrs
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 3 hrs
Course Home Cooked Food
Servings 5 servings
Calories 66 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 chicken
  • half onion
  • 1 inch piece of raw ginger
  • moderate green onions
  • moderate salt
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp teriyaki soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • ½ tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp five-spice powder
  • 1 tbsp cooking wine

Instructions
 

  • 1. The chicken I bought is not big, weighs about 3 pounds (1.36 kg), and the size is just right. Don’t buy an old hen, it’s harder to cook.

    2. Cut onion, green onion and ginger. Put oyster sauce, soy sauce, teriyaki soy sauce, cooking wine, five-spice powder, sugar, and salt in a bowl, mix well, so that the seasoning for marinated chicken is adjusted.

    3. Put the chicken in the container, pierce the whole body of the chicken with a toothpick, especially the thick part of the meat, and prick a few times, so that the chicken is easier to marinate. I pinched 3 toothpicks with my hand, which is faster.

    4. Pour in the prepared seasonings, add green onions and ginger, massage the chicken with both hands, rub it several times to make the chicken fully absorb the seasoning juice. Evenly spread on the abdomen, seal the container with plastic wrap and put it in the refrigerator to marinate for 1-2 hours, turn the chicken over 1-2 times during the period.

    5. Flatten the onion pieces on the bottom of the rice cooker, then put 2-3 fresh ginger slices. Place the marinated chicken on the onion. Spread the marinated sauce on the surface of the chicken and pour it into the abdomen, stuff the remaining green onions, ginger, chicken head and chicken claws in the belly.

    6. Close the lid and press the cooking function key. The steaming time depends on the size of the chicken.

Notes

There is no need to put water and oil, and it won't paste. The rice cooker is airtight, with steam inside, and a lot of water will come out from the onion at the bottom. It is better to marinate the chicken overnight.
Keyword chicken, cooking wine, Five-Spice Powder, light soy sauce, teriyaki soy sauce
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