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🐓 Dad's White Cut Chicken (白切鸡) u0026 Ginger Scallion Sauce (姜葱酱)!

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Watch Daddy Lau teach us how to make White Cut Chicken & Ginger Scallion Sauce! Also known as Bak Chit Gai in Cantonese or Bai Qie Ji in Mandarin, Cantonese Whole Poached Chicken is a classic dish for Lunar New Year and other celebrations.



RECIPE + INGREDIENTS

Check out our blog for an adjustable list of ingredients and stepbystep videos:
https://madewithlau.com/recipes/white...

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Electric Burner: https://geni.us/electricburner
NonStick Wok: https://geni.us/nonstickwok
Carbon Steel Wok: https://geni.us/carbonsteelwok
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Cookware Set: https://shrsl.com/305j7
8 Quart Pot: https://shrsl.com/305j6
Cookware Collections: https://shrsl.com/305j5

Pan Protector: https://shrsl.com/305j0
Carbon Steel Seasoning Wax: https://shrsl.com/305iz

KNIVES WE USE/LOVE
Dad's 40 year old Chinese Chef Knife: https://geni.us/dadschefknife, https://geni.us/Vtjn
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Santoku Knife: https://shrsl.com/305iu
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Sharpening Stone Set: https://shrsl.com/305iy

‍ KITCHEN ACCESSORIES WE USE/LOVE ‍
Magnetic Knife Strip (storage): https://shrsl.com/305j3
Cutting Board: https://shrsl.com/305j2
Instant Read Thermometer #1: https://geni.us/bluetooththermometer
Instant Read Thermometer #2: https://geni.us/wirelessthermometer
Food Scale: https://geni.us/ourfoodscale

DAD'S SPECIAL INGREDIENTS

If you don't live near an Asian market, you buy these online / on Amazon:
Sesame Oil: https://geni.us/bPkD
Light Soy Sauce: https://geni.us/h5GrZ
Dark Soy Sauce: https://geni.us/VIgg0
Rice Cooking Wine: https://geni.us/ZHJK
Chili Oil: https://geni.us/DX1vm
Hoisin Sauce: https://geni.us/lmBz0
Premium Oyster Sauce: https://geni.us/BplS8

MY CAMERA GEAR!
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My Lens for Wide Shots: https://geni.us/cLfu64x
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My Main Light: https://geni.us/ZK5XVe
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My Camera Slider: https://geni.us/BUd8

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OTHER LINKS MENTIONED

Infrared thermometer: https://amzn.to/3bSkebB

How to shop for meats at the grocery store: http://youtu.be/bNYWJNvDbJk
Basic Chinese knife skills: http://youtu.be/16Wd5jiu5wA

Global Animal Partnership: https://globalanimalpartnership.org/



⏲ CHAPTERS ⏲

00:00 Intro
01:15 Types of chicken to use
02:05 Sourcing chicken sustainably
02:27 Boil water, add salt
02:49 Prepare and cook chicken
04:07 On heat, timing, and how restaurants cook it
05:20 Mince scallions and ginger
07:52 Heat oil, cook ginger & scallions
09:42 Flavor the sauce
10:40 Prepare ice bath
11:38 How to tell if the chicken is done?
12:24 Lift and transfer to ice bath
12:59 Buying chicken in a Western supermarket
13:43 What knives to use to carve a chicken
14:18 How my dad carves a cooked chicken
14:59 Cut the wings
15:16 Cut the thighs
15:41 Cut the chicken in half
16:17 Split the chest in half, cut chest pieces
17:02 Remove breast bone and cut chicken breast
17:54 Cut thighs & wings into smaller pieces
19:35 Finish plating chicken
19:57 Meal Time!
21:00 Chicken’s many meanings and symbolisms
23:12 Why do we use an ice bath?
23:43 If the bones are red, is that good?
24:24 On reheating leftovers
25:11 Buying a whole chicken at a Western grocery store
25:34 On perfection and the symbolism of whole chicken
27:46 Childhood stories
29:43 What if you don’t have a Chinese cleaver?
30:07 Daddy Lau’s stories of making this at 12 years old
30:48 Mommy Lau reminiscing on her grandma’s food
31:24 Special delivery!



OUR FAMILY

Learn more about the Lau family, and why we started this channel + blog:
https://madewithlau.com/family



OTHER CREDITS

Intro Flute Music Performed by Daddy Lau
Copyright Chillhop Music https://chll.to/49e6fa9c
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Overhead Camera Rig built by P.Oak https://www.instagram.com/p.oak.co/
Chinese Subtitles by Wynee Pan https://www.instagram.com/gotchacafenyc

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