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Foolproof Chinese Soy Poached Chicken

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ingredients

1 lb. chicken breast (whole)
4 cups water
1 cup Kikkoman® Soy Sauce
1/4 cup honey
1 tsp. five-spice powder
2 star anise
2 spring onions, cut into 1″ pieces
1 cinnamon stick
1 bulb garlic
1” ginger, sliced
Spring onions, for garnish
Sesame seeds, for garnish

directions

In a pot, combine all ingredients except for the chicken.
Bring it to boil.
Add your chicken breast (whole) into the braising liquid, return to a boil and remove from heat.
Cover and let it sit for 20-25 minutes to fully cook through.
Once cooled, remove your chicken breast and slice the chicken.
Garnish with finely chopped spring onions, toasted sesame seeds and serve with some of the braising liquid.

THE STORY OF SOY SAUCE

Even people who love soy sauce and use it all the time are often surprised to learn what it is and how it’s made. We make ours from just four simple ingredients—water, soybeans, wheat, and salt. Those ingredients are transformed through a traditional brewing process—much like making wine or beer—that has remained unchanged for centuries.

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