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Bon Bon Chicken

July 19, 2009 by Daniel C

Bon Bon Chicken

Bon Bon Chicken

Bon Bon Chicken

Ingredients:
4 cups  water
1 1/4 pounds Chicken; skinned    boned
1 Cucumber   peeled and    thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon Salt
4 Bean sheets    or 2 oz noodles
3 cups  hot water
1/2 teaspoon Peppersalt      see below
1/2 teaspoon Garlic    minced
2 teaspoons Fresh ginger root    minced

Seasoning sauce:
2 teaspoons Sugar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
3 tablespoons Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Chili Oil      see below
4 1/2 teaspoons Sesame oil
4 1/2 teaspoons Sesame paste    or butter
2 tablespoons Szechuan peppercorns
2 tablespoons Salt

Chili oil:
1 cup Peanut oil
1/2 cup Sesame oil
1 cup Dried hot red peppers    chopped
5 teaspoons Red (cayenne) pepper

Directions:
1. Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan; reduce heat to medium; add chicken;
   cover and simmer 20 minutes; remove chicken and cool, reserving broth in saucepan.
2. Sprinkle cucumber slices with salt and let stand for 15 minutes; squeeze slices to
   remove water; arrange on a platter.
3. Soak bean sheets or noodles in 3 cups hot water for 5 minutes to soften, meanwhile
   bring chicken broth to a boil.
4. Once softened cut bean sheets into 1/2 inch widths or noodles into 4 inch lengths;
   place in a large strainer and dip into boiling broth for 5 seconds; drain well and
   arrange on top of cucumbers.
5. Cut chicken into 2 inch by 1/3 inch shreds with a cleaver; place chicken shreds on top of noodles; sprinkle with Peppersalt, garlic and ginger.
6. Combine ingredients for Seasoning Saucein a small bowl and mix well; pour sauce over chicken, toss to coat and serve.