Steamed Chicken in Coconut Water

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This is a unique steamed chicken recipe using coconut water. But you will still use water for streaming the chicken on it’s final procedure. Coconut water is used to simmer the chicken to infuse the flavor and enhance the taste. It is also served in coconut shell with the coconut meat still n the shell.

To cook steamed chicken in coconut water; Heat cooking oil and saute onions in oil until transparent. Add chicken and water chestnuts. Add buko water and simmer until chicken is soft. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer the mixture into buko shell and steam for 10 minutes. Serve hot, garnished with onion leeks. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, continue reading.

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How to Cook Steamed Chicken in Coconut Water
 
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Recipe type: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 pcs whole chicken breasts, cooked and cut as desired
  • 2 tsp cooking oil
  • 1 pc onion, chopped
  • 4 pcs water chestnut, sliced
  • buko water from 4 young coconuts
  • 2 tsp fine salt
  • ¼ tsp white ground pepper
  • 4 fresh young coconuts, meat intact in shell
  • 1 pc onion leek, sliced diagonally
Instructions
How to cook Steamed Chicken in Coconut Water:
  1. Heat cooking oil and saute onions in oil until transparent. Add chicken and water chestnuts.
  2. Add buko water and simmer until chicken is tender. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Transfer the mixture into buko shell and steam for 10 minutes.
  4. Serve hot, garnished with onion leeks.

 

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Steamed Chicken in Coconut Water