Stewed Chicken with Chestnuts

Chinese chestnut tastes delicious and is rich in nutrition. It is a popular snack among Chinese people and is also often used in dishes. Stewed Chicken with Chestnuts is a typical dish in Zhangjiajie. Wulingyuan, where the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is located, is rich in chestnut.

This dish originated in the Ming Dynasty (1368 to 1644 A.D.) when the chestnut was occasionally brought into the imperial palace, and then Stewed chicken with Chestnuts became an important dish of the imperial feast.

The autumn is the best time to enjoy this dish because fresh chestnuts are in season.

Chinese: 板栗炖鸡bǎnlì dùnjī

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