San Bei Ji (Three-Cup Chicken) for Two

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2018

Our take on this Taiwanese classic retools the original one-cup-each formula for the soy sauce, sesame oil, and rice wine, and streamlines the method.

SERVES2

TIME50 minutes

San Bei Ji (Three-Cup Chicken) for Two

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

San bei ji, or three-cup chicken, originated in China and has become a favorite in Taiwan. Instead of using 1 cup each of soy sauce, sesame oil, and rice wine as the name suggests, we scaled the volume of the liquids to less than one-third ...

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