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Sticky Mulled Wine Chicken With Ginger

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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
A delicious tangy chicken recipe that I invented.


  • 2 medium chicken breast steaks
  • 1 large red onion
  • 500 grams Button Mushrooms
  • 1 Cup Of Rice


  • 2 medium chicken breast steaks
  • 1 large red onion
  • 500 grams Button Mushrooms
  • 1 Cup Of Rice
  • 500 ml Orange and Ginger Mulled Wine
  • 30 ml Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1.5 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 4 Garlic Cloves
  • 5 Cloves
  • 1 Tsp Chinese Five Spice
  • 1 Tsp Crushed Chilli
  • 1 Tsp Caraway Seeds
  • 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • half a fresh nutmeg
  • 2 Chicken Oxo Cubes
  • 1/2 Tsp Ginger Powder
  • 1 Tsp Rosewater


  • STEP 1
    Begin the process by grating your Nutmeg into a fine powder. Then crush your Garlic cloves into a fine paste. Pour your Mulled Wine into a measuring jug; top it up with your Balsamic Vinegar. Then mix in your Garlic and all of your spices and a pinch of Salt and Pepper. Give the lot a good stir. Once thoroughly mixed add the whole lot into an empty saucepan and gently bring to the boil. Once boiling reduce the heat and leave to gently simmer for 4 minutes; stirring frequently.
  • STEP 2
    In the meantime chop your Chicken; Onion, and Mushrooms into smallish pieces and chuck the lot into a large Wok. Fry the mixture on a medium to high heat for 3-4 minutes until the meat is nicely browned.
  • STEP 3
    Once browned it's time to add your Wine. Pour the sauce mix through a Siv straight into the Wok and give the recipe a good stir. You should now notice the meat turning a beautiful Red, and a fragrant aroma should be greeting you. Reduce to a low heat and leave to simmer for 20 mins. Again; stirring semi frequently.
  • STEP 4
    While that is simmering you can begin to boil your Rice; adding in just a pinch of Turmeric for color.
  • STEP 5
    Once the Rice is cooked then it's time to turn the heat right up on your chicken. Leave the chicken simmering on a high heat for 5-10 minutes more all the while stirring constantly. You should begin to notice the sauce start to thicken up as the fluids evaporate. Let it cook just long enough to create a very thick and sticky sauce and your dish is completed.
  • STEP 6
    Place your rice into a bowl; add in your chicken, and give the lot a gentle stir. Tastes great with a tiny drop of Natural Yogurt and Honey on top!

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