Ingredients1 lb chicken pieces - chopped into pieces
1 acorn squash - cut into big chunks
2 dried chillies
2 slices ginger
1 shallot - sliced
3 cloves garlic - unpeeled and lightly mashed
2 star anise
4 cm cinnamon stick
1/4 cup water
1 tbsp cooking oil
1 tbsp oyster
1 tbsp sweet soy sauce paste
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp shaoxing wine
- Heat up a large pan under medium heat and fry the chicken pieces till they are browned. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
- Add oil to the pan, fry the dried chillies, ginger and garlic till fragrant. Add chicken pieces, star anise, cinnamon stick, sauce and water to the pan.
- Cover and let it simmer under medium low heat for 20 minutes. Add squash and continue to simmer for another 15 minutes or until the ingredients are to desired softness.
- Ladle into a serving plate and serve warm.