Prepare to welcome the Lunar New Year with a traditional Vietnamese delight: Vietnamese Rice with Lotus Seeds and Chicken (Cơm Gà Lá Sen), featuring the exceptional Sunlee Buddha Jasmine Rice. This dish not only tastes divine but also carries deep symbolic meaning, perfect for ushering in a year of prosperity and joy.
– Chicken Breast: Marinated in soy sauce, minced garlic, and a touch of sugar.
– Sunlee Buddha Jasmine Rice: The essence of our dish for its superior fragrance and fluffy texture.
– Lotus Seeds: Symbolizing renewal, pre-soaked for softness.
– Lotus Leaves: For wrapping, imparting a subtle, earthy flavor.
– Prepare the Chicken: Marinate the chicken breast slices in soy sauce, garlic, and sugar for at least 30 minutes.
– Rice and Lotus Seeds: Soak Sunlee Buddha Jasmine Rice and lotus seeds separately. Then, cook them together with a pinch of salt until the rice is tender and aromatic.
– Wrap and Steam: Place the cooked rice and chicken on a lotus leaf, fold it securely, and steam for about 20 minutes. The lotus leaf will infuse the rice with a delightful fragrance.
Sunlee Buddha Jasmine Rice elevates this dish, making it a must-have for your New Year feast. It’s a perfect blend of tradition and flavor, symbolizing prosperity and new beginnings.
Let’s embrace these moments of preparation and joy as we look forward to celebrating the Lunar New Year.