Master Sauce Chicken


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  • Serves


    as a main course .
    • Difficulty


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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

  • About

North Chinese kitchens harbor the smells that are most dear to me and among them is invariably that of a potted chicken, simmering slowly in a rich soy brew. It is a dish that requires almost no work to produce, and at the end of several heavenly scented hours you are left with a sublime chicken and an inspired master sauce from which you can create any number of homey, tempting dishes.

  • Master sauces can be simple or complex. An average home cook combines wine,