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Five-Spice Powder Chicken

Categories: Chicken, Cold in the Middle Jiao, Liver Qi Stagnation, Qi Stagnation in Middle jiao, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Stomach Cold

Five-Spice Powder Chicken 6 servings 1 large piece (0.15 ounces or 4 grams) dried tangerine peel (chen pi), or 1 tablespoon of shredded pieces (optional if unavailable) 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 (1-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder (wu xiang fen) 1/4 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns or other kind of pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons dark sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons brown sesame seeds 1 (4- to 5-pound) roasting chicken, giblets removed Preheat oven to […]

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Sweet Potato Pie

Categories: Cold in the Middle Jiao, Desserts, Qi Vacuity, Spleen Qi Vacuity, Vegetarian, Yin Vacuity

Sweet Potato Pie Recipe 2 sweet potatoes 1 cup frozen mango, thawed and chopped ½ cup honey or agave nectar ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 (8in) pie crust of your choice Directions: Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, bake the sweet potatoes for 20 to 30 minutes or until soft. Let cool. Peel potatoes until smooth, stopping occasionally to scrape down work bowl. Pour the filling into the pie crust. Bake for 30 minutes or until the top starts to brown. Serving Size: 8 TCM Patterns: Qi stagnation […]

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BRUSSEL SPROUTS WITH HORSERADISH

Categories: Bi Syndrome Cold, Cold in the Lower Jiao, Cold in the Middle Jiao, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Qi Stagnation, Side Dishes, Skin Problems, Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Yang Vacuity, Stomach Cold, Vegetarian, Wei Qi Vacuity

Preparation time: 20 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 pound Brussels sprouts 1 carrot 1 leek 2 TBS butter 3 TBS creamed horseradish 1 TBS cider vinegar 1 tsp dill weed Salt Pepper Handful chopped walnuts Method: Roughly chop and steam the vegetables until tender.  The Brussels sprouts are best cooked whole with a cross-nicked into the base to help them cook all the way through.  While the vegetables are steaming, melt the butter in a pan and add all the other ingredients, cooking gently for a minute or two.  Serve […]

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