Chicken steamed with lemon

  • Preparation time: 25 minutes
  • Cook time: 50 minutes

Lemon and lime can be used interchangeably in this simple recipe. You can cut down on the wait time for marinating chicken by preparing it in advance.

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Detailed Instructions


  • 1 Pullet
  • 2 Dried lime peels
  • 1 Tsp of sugar
  • 1 Tsp of spice
  • ½ Tsp of clove’s bud
  • 2 Tsp of grinded ginger
  • 1 Tsp of salt
  • 1Tbsp wine
  • Cooking oil


  1. Wash the pullet with salt and water, let it dry
  2. Mix it with sugar, spice, ginger for 3 hours
  3. Add 3 liters of water, lime peels, clove’s bud, salt, sugar into one pot, heat for 20 minutes
  4. Pour in the pullet, boil well for 20 – 25 minutes, and take out, let it dry
  5. Boil cooking oil, fry the pullet until its skin turns yellow
  6. Chop into pieces, arrange to dish
  7. Serving suggestion: serve with cooked rice or vermicelli and fish sauce
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