Steeped Chicken Breasts

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 to 6

    servings as a main dish
    • Difficulty


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By Linda Anusasananan

Published 2012

  • About

I’ve been told that most Hakkas like their meat well done. Well, Popo must have been a renegade or acquired her love of moist, tender chicken from her Cantonese neighbors. She was adamant that chicken not be overcooked and insisted that the flesh have a smooth, slippery texture. In fact, when Popo cooked a whole chicken, the bone marrow would still be bright red and a blush of pinkness would peek out at the joint. She woul