Chicken Suey is a sweet, sour and spicy chicken dish that is often served with rice or noodles. This dish was originated in India but was brought to China by the British during the colonial era. This article tells you how to make this dish like a professional chef; so keep reading it until the end!
There are variations of this sweet and sour chicken soup. For instance, some restaurants serve this dish without the meat and other recipes make it even sweeter. Here are some recipes you may want to try.
You could make chicken Suey in a skillet with onions and garlic. Onions and garlic have an extra pungent taste. In fact, some people will tell you that there is nothing quite like eating chicken broth with onions and garlic. I’ve heard that this is one of those dishes where there’s always more left than needed.
You can use coconut milk if you don’t want to add meat to your dish. However, many people add chicken broth because they think it tastes better with coconut milk.
You could also add the white sauce for a slightly sweet and tangy taste. If you’re using chicken broth, you might want to add more white sauce so it doesn’t taste too much of the chicken.
Chicken Suey – What Kind Of Rice Should You Use?
For the rice, you could use your favorite rice. My preference is Jasmine rice but it doesn’t really matter what kind you use.
If you use sweet and sour chicken broth, you can sprinkle some sugar over the top of your dish. You could also use lemon juice and salt. It is up to you. Some people like the Tangier taste of the sugar while others like the salty flavor.
Using your favorite spices is also a good idea. These include cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg and scallions. You can find these spices in most Asian groceries or in Asian cooking books.
To prepare your sweet and sour chicken soup, place all the ingredients into a pot, and cover tightly. Covering them is necessary to make sure that all ingredients are well mixed together. Bring to a boil and then simmer for two to three hours. Stir every half hour.
You may not need all the water that you put in your sweet and sour chicken soup. If you do, just add a little more.
What Else Should You Do?
Once you have your sweet and sour chicken soup simmering, it’s time to start preparing your meal. This is best served with rice. However, you could also serve as a main dish with your dinner.
You can use rice cooked in chicken broth if you prefer. Or, you could even use it as a side dish with potatoes, broccoli and celery. This makes a great starter meal.
You can also make your own white sauce if you’d like. There are many recipes on the internet that use simple sugar, vinegar, chicken stock, onion, vinegar and garlic. If you use a little of each to make your own sauce, it will taste even better. So, make it a little different.
Serve your chicken sex with a white sauce and you have a super healthy lunch or dinner. Now, don’t get all excited about your sweet and sour chicken because you’re still hungry!
Making homemade chicken soup is easy. Just combine all the ingredients into a bowl. You could add spices to the mix to give it a more intense flavor.
You could use some chopped onions and garlic, along with a teaspoon of hot oil. Place the mixture into a crockpot and heat. When the mixture simmers, add a couple of cups of water to make sure that everything is well mixed together.
Sweet and sour chicken soup makes a great meal. It’s great served alone or with your main meal.