Taiwanese 3 Cup Chicken


  • 2 large chicken thighs with drumstick (chopped into pieces)
  • 4 cloves garlic (halved)
  • 20g sliced ginger
  • 30g fresh basil
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil
  • ½ tsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp hua tiao wine / rice wine
  • 1 tbsp rock sugar


  1. In a bowl, Add light soy sauce, hua tiao wine and rock sugar.
  2. Mix until sugar dissolves and set aside.
  3. Heat sesame oil in wok and add in garlic and ginger stir fry until fragrant.
  4. Add chicken thighs and stir fry until 70 % cooked.
  5. Add sauce mixture and add dark soy saucefor color.
  6. cover and cook for 3 mins.
  7. Add fresh basil leaves.
  8. Toss and cook for another 30 secs, then serve.

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