Braised Whole Chicken Recipe

A very tasty Braised Whole Chicken dish. Once you try this Braised Whole Chicken dish you will soon find yourself cooking it again and again. Try it!


Main Ingredient


 Chicken5 Pound (1 Piece)
 Scallion stalks2
 Ginger root slices3
 Oil5 Tablespoon
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Soy sauce1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sherry3 Tablespoon
 Sugar1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5031 Calories from Fat 2930

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 326 g502%

Saturated Fat 81.5 g407.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1519.5 mg

Sodium 8960.3 mg373.3%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.4%

Sugars 8.1 g

Protein 468 g937%

Vitamin A 50.9% Vitamin C 10.6%

Calcium 29.8% Iron 116.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Wipe chicken with a damp cloth. Cut scallion stalks in 2-inch sections; slice ginger root.
2. Heat oil in a large heavy pan. Truss chicken and brown quickly on all sides.
3. Boil water and add to chicken, along with soy sauce, scallions and ginger. Bring quickly to a boil again; then simmer, covered, 30 minutes, turning bird once.
4. Add sherry and sugar and simmer, covered, 30 minutes more, turning bird once or twice for even coloring.