Braised Chicken and Bok Choy
- serves 4
½ cup chicken, stock
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
2 lb(s) skinless chicken, thighs, or, drumsticks
1 Tbsp granulated sugar
¼ cup soya sauce
3 green onion, thinly, sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
6 thin slices gingerroot, or, 1/4 tsp, ground, ginger
¼ tsp cinnamon
pinch each ground cloves, and, pepper
6 cup coarsely chopped bok choy, (6 to 8 stalks bok choy), or, baby, bok choy, about 1 lb
1. In shallow Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown chicken, in batches if necessary. Spoon off fat.
2. Add stock, soy sauce, sugar, two-thirds of the onions, the garlic, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and pepper; bring to boil. Cover and simmer over medium-low heat for 25 minutes or until juices run clear when chicken is pierced.
3. Increase heat to high and return chicken mixture to boil. Stir in bok choy; cook for 2 minutes. Dissolve cornstarch in 2 tsp water; add to pan and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until thickened and bok choy is tender-crisp. Serve sprinkled with remaining green onions.