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Chicken with mandarin and star anise



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Chicken with mandarin and star anise

  • 2 star anise pods
  • 3 mandarins, zest and juice separately
  • 6 mm fresh ginger, peeled
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 small white onion
  • 2 tbsp miso paste
  • 500 g water
  • 8 boneless chicken thighs, chopped into chunks
  • 2 carrots, peeled
  • 150 g couscous, or cook rice separately
  • 6
    Preparation 5min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    chicken with mandarin and star anise
  1. Grind the star anise speed 9 for 20 seconds until finely ground. 


    Add the mandarin zest, ginger, garlic, onion speed 6 for 20 seconds. 


    Insert the butterfly, distribute the diced chicken either side of the butterfly and add miso paste, juice from the 3 mandarins and water. With the measuring cup in cook 10 minutes 100 degrees speed 2.


    Then put the varoma on top with the carrots in the bottom and the couscous on the top layer on a piece of damp baking paper and cook a further 10 minutes at varoma temp on speed 2. 


    If using rice cook separately.



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I would use kumquats rather than mandarins if I could find them. Or tangerines would also be good. 

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