Get Cooking: Kow Sui Gai And Sow Daufu

chicken-appetizer

Kow Sui Gai is a mouth-watering Chinese dish prepared with tender chicken leg and spicy sesame sauce. Sow Daufu is another delicious Chinese dish made with silken tofu and flavourful spices. A guest chef from Park Hyatt has shared these two scrumptious recipes.

Kow Sui Gai

Ingredients 
Chicken leg 
Spring onion 
Garlic
Ginger   
Sesame paste 
Sesame oil  
Chilli oil     
White sesame seed 
Sweet soy sauce  
Light soy sauce  
For the spicy sesame sauce
Ginger (chopped)
Garlic (chopped) 
Sesame paste
Sesame oil
Chilli oil    
White sesame seed
Sweet soy sauce 
Light soy sauce 
Chicken broth   
Qty
300 gm
80 gm
30 gm
30 gm
10 gm
10 ml
10 ml
5 gm
10 ml
15 ml

30 gm
30 gm
10 gm
10 ml
10 ml
5 gm
10 ml
15 ml
30 ml

Instructions:

  1. Slow-boil the chicken leg until well-done. De-bone, and cut into bite-sized pieces.
  2. For the sauce, add chilli oil to the garlic and ginger. Add the broth, sesame oil, sesame paste, light soy, and sweet soy. Stir well, and allow it to cool in the chiller for five minutes.
  3. Arrange the chicken on top of julienned spring onion. Pour the spicy sesame sauce on top, and garnish with sesame seeds and coriander.
  4. Serve as a hot or cold starter.

 

Sow Daufu

Ingredients
Silken tofu
Spring onion
Garlic 
Ginger
Bell pepper 
Shiitake mushroom (soaked)
Szechuan chilli paste  
Vinegar
Chilli oil
Light soy sauce 
Sweet soy sauce
Chicken broth
Cooking oil  
Qty
300 gm
10 gm
30 gm
30 gm
80 gm
50 gm
25 gm
15 ml
10 ml
10 ml
10 ml
30 ml
for deep frying


Instructions:

  1. Cut the tofu into bite-sized pieces, and deep-fry until golden brown.
  2. Sauté chopped garlic and ginger with chilli oil until golden brown, and add the chicken broth.
  3. Add vinegar, light soy, Szechuan chilli paste, and sweet soy. Stir well.
  4. Add bell pepper, shiitake mushroom and spring onion.
  5. Serve hot with steamed rice.