Since this month LTU event is Pumpkin, let me continue sharing dishes with pumpkin. This dish was inspired from a food TV show.
Pumpkin stuffed with Chicken 南瓜醸鸡
1 pumpkin (~1.5kg)
400g chicken thigh, cubed½ onion, wedges2 clove garlic, chopped
Seasonings1tsp Chu Hou Sauce 柱侯醬1tsp Hoisin Sauce 海鲜醬1tsp dark soy sauce1tsp light soy sauce1/2tsp Chinese wine1/2tsp sugarSalt to tastepeppercorn flour plus water, for thickening
1. Wash and pat dry the pumpkin. Cut a "lid" in the top, slice off the seedy part, so that you're left with a clean lid or hat. Set aside.2. Scoop out the seeds and "guts" of the pumpkin. Save seeds to roast, or discard.3. Steam pumpkin over hot boiling water for 30mins. Once done, discard excess water.4. While steaming the pumpkin, prepare the chicken filling.5. Heat 2tbsp oil in a wok, sauté onion and garlic till aroma, add in chicken, stir till change colour.6. Add in seasonings, stir fry till chicken is cooked.7. Spoon chicken filling into steamed pumpkin, cover with lid. Steam again for 20mins or until pumpkin tendered.8. If you notice the gravy is watery, add in corn flour (mix with water) , steam for few minutes to let gravy turned thick.
9. Serve hot with steamed rice.
Recipe by Sonia a.k.a Nasi Lemak Lover
This post is linked to the event Little Thumbs Up (Oct 2014 Event: PUMPKIN) organised by Zoe (Bake for Happy Kids) and Mui Mui (My Little Favourite DIY) and hosted by Eileen (Eileen's Diary).