Just bought a brand new cleaver. Thought I'd put it to use with my favorite dish that my grandmother makes. Boiled chicken is a healthy way to cook it. She does it a little differently, but I love it just as much. Very comforting when I miss home.
1 Whole Chicken
2" Piece of Fresh Ginger Root
A few Garlic Cloves
Place whole chicken in large pot of cold water, along with ginger root & garlic cloves.
Bring water to boil for 10 - 12 minutes.
Shut heat, cover pot, and let rest for 1 hour.
Remove chicken from water and let rest 10 - 15 minutes.
Use cleaver to chop up the chicken Chinese style with the bone in.
Salt & Pepper to taste. Heat Peanut Oil and pour over chicken. Chop green onions and sprinkle over chicken. Mix soy sauce & oyster sauce to taste for dipping.
** this is where my grandmother would chill the chicken, and sever cold.
I eat it warm.