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Lor mai kai – steamed chicken glutinous rice

Well seasoned and fragrant, this hearty snack of savoury glutinous rice and smooth chicken thigh is a favourite among dim sum lovers. Because it is filling, most people share a serving among a few persons so that they are not too full to enjoy other dim sum snacks.

Ingredients

Makes about 15 portions
– Glutinous rice 600 g (1 lb 52/5 oz)
– Water 400 ml (131/2 fl oz)
– Boneless chicken thigh 300 g (101/2 oz), cut into bite-size pieces

Seasoning
– Chicken powder 6 g (1/5 oz)
– Salt 6 g (1/5 oz)
– Sugar 30 g (1 oz)
– Oyster sauce 2 Tbsp
– Boiling water 300 ml (10 fl oz / 11/4 cups)
– Sesame oil a dash
– Cooking oil a dash
– Ground white pepper a dash
– Dark soy sauce a dash

Marinade
– Potato starch 6 g (1/5 oz)
– Chicken powder 3 g (1/10 oz)
– Salt 3 g (1/10 oz)
– Sugar 8 g (1/5 oz)
– Oyster sauce 1 tsp
– Sesame oil a dash
– Cooking oil a dash
– Ground white pepper a dash
– Dark soy sauce a dash

Instructions

Step 1: 
Steam glutinous rice with water for 45 minutes. Stir in seasoning ingredients and mix evenly.

Step 2: 
Coat chicken pieces evenly with marinade ingredients. Arrange marinated chicken pieces at the bottom of each aluminium case. Top with glutinous rice until each case is full.

Step 3: 
Steam for 20 minutes over medium heat.

Step 4: 
Serve immediately.

Food: Lor mai kai

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