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How to Cook Steamed White Chicken

If you are looking for a healthy chicken dish, why not try this steamed white chicken recipe?
Prep Time1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: steamed chicken, white chiken
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 224kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo whole chicken dressed and cleaned
  • 1 Tbsp. MSG
  • 1/2 tsp. ground pepper
  • 1 cup 7-Up or Sprite
  • 2 Tbsp. ginger strips
  • 1/3 cup rum or gin
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 3 to 4 stalks spring onion cut into 1 inch long
  • 3 to 4 stems kinchay cut into 1 inch long


How to cook Steamed White Chicken:

  • Combine the MSG, pepper, 7-Up, ginger, rum, salt and sesame oil which will be used for marinating the chicken.
  • Marinate whole chicken in the mixture fora 1 hour or more.
  • Place the chicken with the marinade in a pan and steam until chicken is done.
  • Halfway before the chicken is fully cooked, add spring onion and kinchay.
  • Collect the marinade and the juices from the chicken and add 1 teaspoon of cornstarch.
  • Simmer in a very low heat until the broth is thick.
  • Serve whole chicken with the broth in a separate sauce bowl.
  • Garnish with parsley and sliced carrots.