Turkey is shredded and layered on top of hot steaming freshly cooked rice(I like brown rice, but use white rice for authenticity), then a sauce made with shallots fried in oil and rendered with chicken stock, soy sauce, sugar is drizzled on top.
Course: Main Dish, Rice
Cuisine: Asian, Taiwanese
2CShredded TurkeySee below for instructions if making this dish from scratch
1-1/2TBspOilVegetable Oil, Lard, Chicken Fat or Half and Half
3/4CChicken/Turkey Brothor replace with water
2CRiceSteam or cooked according to instruction. You can also use the chicken stock from boiling the chicken to cook rice if making from scratch. It really enhances the flavor
Making from scratch
1Chicken Breast/Turkey Breast
Making From Scratch
Boil just enough water to cover the chicken/turkey breast in a pot. Add the chicken/turkey and cook for 5 mins(10mins for turkey) then turn the heat off and let it sit in the pot for 40 mins. This makes the meat super tender
Remove from pot and shred into small pieces
In a frying pan, heat up 1-1/2 TBsp of oil of your choice.
Add the sliced shallots to the oil and fry until crispy golden
3/4C Chicken/Turkey stock
3TBsp Soy Sauce
to the pan, the oil may splatter
Cook on high to slightly reduce the sauce
Layer shredded turkey/chicken over steaming rice, pour the sauce over the turkey/chicken according to personal taste.
Mix well before eating.
Serve with blanched green veggies
Use the chicken stock from boiling the chicken to cook rice if making from scratch. It really enhances the flavor.