Braised Chicken With Arrowroots
1 chicken or 4 thighs, cut into small pieces
500g arrowroots, peeled and half or quartered
2 Chinese sausage, cut into pieces
3 - 4 leek, rinsed off grits and cut into same size as sausage
3-4 cloves garlic, peeled and coarsely chopped
~Season chicken pieces with some light soy sauce.
~Add 2 tablespoon of cornflour and mix well.
~Heat 3-4 tablespoon oil in the wok and brown chicken pieces. Drain.
~Leave about a tbsp of oil in the wok, add the sausage and garlic and fry till fragrant.
~Put the arrowroots and browned chicken in and add about a cup or two (depends on how much gravy you like) of stock or water.
~Bring to boil and lower heat to simmer.
~Simmer for 30 minutes or until chicken and arrowroots are soft.
~Add the leek and cook for 2 -3 minutes.
~Add salt or soy sauce to taste.
~Dish out and serve hot with steaming white rice.
These are the last of the veggie and will have to wait another year for the next dish/date with these tubers!
Leaving for Macau, Hong Kong and Shenzhen later today for a few days of eating and shopping binge. Hopefully be back with many good chows!!
Happy Chap Goh Mei to all ! (which is tomorrow and we'll be in HK :D)