Roast Chicken Burmese Style

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by kymgerberich

On a recent 4 day weekend I had my husband name 4 countries. He chose Brazil, Italy, Poland and Myanmar. This was the dish from Myanmar.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash and rib chicken with salt, cayenne pepper, black pepper and soy sauce.
  2. Scrape ginger, slice in 1/8 inch slices, then cut into strips 1/8 inch wide.
  3. Heat oil. Fry ginger until light brown. Scoop out with strainer. Add chicken to the oil and brown it on each side.
  4. Add 1 cup water with remaining soy from marinade and half the fried ginger. Lower heat and let simmer, covered.
  5. Soak mushrooms in water until swelled. Clean carefully. Peel onions and slice thickly. Peel garlic and halve cloves lengthwise.
  6. When chicken is tender, correct seasoning, adding more soy as desired. Add onions, garlic, mushrooms and 1/2 cup water, and cook until water is absorbed.
  7. Arrange serving dish with crisp ginger, onions and garlic over chicken.

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