Dong Tao Chicken is a type of chicken with sweet and firm meat, thick and crispy skin, and no fat layer under skin. The special thing is Dong Tao Chicken’s legs are very big and as rough as dragon’s scales. The weight of every mature chicken is 5 to 6 kilograms, the older the chicken is, the bigger the legs are. Besides, its skin is red and its walk is imposing and stately. Because of those characteristics, Dong Tao Chicken can be used to smoke-dry, stew, grill, steam, etc.

Chicken skin and bowels with lemon juice.

Raw materials:

  • Citronella: 300 grams
  • Lemon leaf: 5 leaves
  • Fresh lemon: 5 lemons
  • Chili: 2 chilies
  • Chicken seasoning: 10 grams
  • Sugar: 50 grams
  • Monosodium glutamate: 5 grams.

Dong Tao Chicken


Step 1: Cleaning chicken bowels and boiling them and dipping chicken skin in hot water so that it is done to a turn. Well done chicken skin will be tough.

Step 2: Aromatize chicken bowels and skin with fresh lemon, seasoning, sugar, monosodium glutamate in 3 to 5 minutes.

Step 3: Mixing them with sliced citronella, lemon leaves, chili.

Tip: Salt and pepper, vegetables, the sour of star fruit and of the acrid taste of green banana will make the dish more appetizing.

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