Celestial Chicken

Celestial Chicken

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Course: Dim Sum
Cuisine: Five Spice
Year: 2001
Servings: 14


  • 42 ounces chicken (fine dice)
  • 4 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons fish sauce
  • cups black mushrooms (diced)
  • ¾ cup scallion (diced)
  • 4 Tablespoons water chestnut (diced)
  • Tablespoons ginger (fresh)
  • ½ teaspoon chili paste w/garlic (sambal)
  • 3 Tablespoons sherry
  • 6 Tablespoons soy sauce


  • Marinate chicken in soy and fish sauces. Set aside.
  • Oil saute pane to cover bottom.
  • Add remaining ingredients until flavors are melded. Chill.
  • Add chilled aromatic mixture to marinated chicken.
  • Fill 14 foil packets. Line each foil packet with parchment. Close packets as if making raviolis.
  • Cook packets in hot oil, 3 minutes. Drain.
  • Slick packet open for presentation. Serve with lemon wedge.


Note that there is an illegible note towards the bottom relating to the foil packets.  “Spray w/…” 

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