How to Cook Three Cup Chicken

Three Cup Chicken [Sān bēi jī] is a local dish of Jiangxi Province, belonging to Gan cuisine.
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How to Cook Three Cup Chicken

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 30 min Cook Time 30 min Total Time 1 hr Servings: 1 Calories: 200 kcal (100g) Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


  Three Cup Chicken is mainly cooked with three yellow chicken, rice wine, lard or tea oil, one cup of soy sauce, and other ingredients. The meat has a strong aroma, sweet and salty, and salty and fresh. The taste is flexible and chewy.

  In September 2018, it was rated as one of the top ten classic dishes in Jiangxi as "Chinese cuisine".

  On February 1, 2021, the Jiangxi Provincial Department of Commerce officially released the “Top Ten Famous Dishes” and “Top Ten Famous Snacks” list of Gan cuisine, and Ningdu Three Cup Chicken is on the list.

  taste: delicious

  Main ingredients: three yellow chicken, rice wine, lard or tea oil, soy sauce

  Category: Gan cuisine

  Accessories: pepper, chili, garlic, green onion, etc.

  Dishes Features

  Three Cup Chicken has a red sauce, bright oil, mellow taste, sweet and salty, salty and fresh, flexible in the mouth, strong in chewing, and full of flavor. It is a classic dish with both color and fragrance.

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Three Cup Chicken cooking method

  1. Prepare the ingredients, the chicken thigh can be boneless or cut into pieces directly

  2. To make it easier for children to eat

  3. Add 2 slices of ginger in a pot under cold water to remove the smell, and boil the water to remove the blood

  4. Chicken fish out to control water

  5. Mix the seasonings evenly

  6. Put the oil in the wok, the stone pot I use, the low fire must below, add the ginger and garlic cloves, and fry them until fragrant. The prepared garlic cloves and ginger slices are better than meat, so you must put more

  7. Put the chicken pieces and fry on medium heat for 5 minutes, let the chicken shape at high temperature, lock the moisture, and the surface is slightly yellow

  8. Pour the seasoning sauce, bring to a boil, simmer for a while

  9. Cook until the soup is thick, add the chili cubes

  10. Finished

    How to cook Three Cup Chicken
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 200
Calories from Fat 11
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 13.2g5%
Protein 12g24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Keywords: Jiangxi cuisine,chinese cold dish

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