Celebrate Moatsu With Naga Style Chicken and Bamboo Shoots

Celebrate Moatsu With Naga Style Chicken and Bamboo Shoots

By Nmami Agarwal             May 3, 2018

Moatsu festival is celebrated in the beginning of May and goes on for 6 days. It’s a colourful and vibrant festival that marks the end of sowing season in Nagaland. On this occasion, we’re sharing a delicious and healthy recipe for Chicken & Bamboo shoots that is a staple in Nagaland cuisine and is super healthy and quick to make! Let’s have a look.

Calories – 167-177

For one serving of this yummy dish, the ingredients you will need are:
• ½ cup finely chopped bamboo shoots
• 80 grams of chicken
• ½ egg white
• ½ teaspoon of wheat flour
• ½ teaspoon black vinegar
• 1 teaspoon soy sauce
• ½ teaspoon coconut sugar
• ⅛ teaspoon white pepper
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 1 tablespoon finely chopped celery
• ½ thinly sliced spring onion
• 1 tablespoon finely chopped red bell pepper
• 1 teaspoon chili paste
• 2 table spoon chicken stock

1. Cut chicken into strips about 1/8 inch wide and 2 inches long.
2. Mix the julienned chicken with egg white and wheat flour. And keep them aside.
3. Rinse and drain bamboo shoots and slice them with a help of thick slicing blade.
4. Also, make the vinegar mixture in separate bowl by incorporating vinegar, soy sauce, coconut sugar, and white pepper.
5. Heat 1-tablespoonolive oil in a wok and sauté the vegetables such as spring onion, bamboo shoots, celery, and red pepper for about 2 -3 minutes.
6. Now add the remaining 1-tablespoon oil in wok for stir-frying the chicken until it turns white.
7. Add chili paste along with vinegar mixture and the sautéed vegetables and stir-fry.
8. In the end, combine all the sautéed veggies with chicken in a chicken stock. Mix them well and garnish it with few spring onions before serving.

Over to you
Don’t you enjoy adding a new recipe to your everyday menu! You’d be elated to know that this recipe is highly nutritious and Nmami Approved. Bamboo shoots are low in fat and calories and are a good source of fiber, which helps to keep a check on cholesterol levels and chronic constipation. Also, rich in potassium, they help to maintain blood pressure and a steady heartbeat.
Try out this recipe and let us know what you think!

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