Mum's bbq chicken in steamed bun

Mum's Bbq Chicken in Steamed Bun
By epicure
Published on Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013
Type of Meal
Level of Difficulty

Extracted from Chef Eric’s Cookbook

Serves 4
Prep time 15 minutes + 1 day marination
Cook time 15 minutes

2 tbsp ginger juice
2 tbsp light soya sauce
1 tbsp dark soya sauce
1 tbsp sugar
½ tsp salt
½ tsp ground black pepper
½ tbsp sesame oil
2 stalks spring onions, bruised and cut into 4-cm lengths

4 whole boneless chicken leg, cut into half.
8 Chinese buns, steamed
1 small cucumber, peeled, cored and sliced
4 pcs fresh lettuce leaf
4 sprigs fresh coriander

  • Combine all ingredients for the marinade.
  • On the thicker sides of the chicken leg, make a few half slits to level the meat to the same thickness. Marinate the chicken for a day
  • Heat some oil in a non stick pan and lightly pan fry the chicken pieces till just cooked, about 2-3 minutes on each side.
  • Steam buns till hot and sandwich into each bun a piece of chicken, some cucumber slices, lettuce and spring onions.