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Samsui ginger chicken

This is my rather simplified home attempt to recreate the famous Samsui ginger chicken (三水姜茸鸡) dish from The Soup Restaurant. This was supposedly a traditional dish made by the Samsui women in Singapore during the 1920s to 1940s. Back then, this was a luxury dish and only consumed once a year. Aren’t we lucky now to be able to enjoy it anytime we want? This recipe is really easier than the dish looks – involves basically steaming a whole chicken, serving it boneless, and making the samsui ginger dipping sauce to go with it.