Three cup chicken

Three cup chicken, also known as ‘San Bei Ji’ in Mandarin, is a popular Taiwanese dish of chicken braised in sesame oil, soy sauce and rice wine. While the name of this dish historically came about from the traditional ratio of the three braising ingredients, one of the myths about three cup chicken is that it must always be cooked in equal proportions of sesame oil, soy sauce and rice wine. This method for three cup chicken reduces the sesame oil quantity slightly to ensure a still flavoursome, but less oily, result.Read More


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