Steam Five Grains Rice with Abalone and Chicken Wrapped in Lotus Leaf

For 6
Cooking Time:
2 hours
Swanson Clear Chicken Broth 500ml
Whole Lotus Leaves 2pcs
Canned Abalones ( 6pcs Reserved the Abalone Sauce)
Boneless Chicken Thighs (Cut the skin and diced) 1pc
Dried Shiitake Mushrooms 5pcs
Lotus Seed 12pcs
Rice 320g
Five Grains Rice 160g
Abalone juice 2pcs
Spring Onion (Chopped) 1pc
Swanson Concentrated Chicken Stock 2loops
Sesame Oil 1 tsp
White Pepper Pinch
Wash the five grains rice and soak for at least 1 hour.
Soak lotus seed and shiitake mushrooms till soft, cut the stems off and diced. Set aside.
Marinate the chicken thighs for 20 minutes.
Put the five grains rice, rice, diced shiitake mushrooms, lotus seed and diced chicken into the rice cooker. Pour in Swanson Clear Chicken Broth, turn on the cooker to cook through all ingredients.
Plunge the lotus leaves into boiling water and cook for a while until soften. Drain well
Cut the abalones into dice, add into the rice with 2 tbsp of and abalone sauce, mix well.
Place the cooked rice in center of lotus leaves. Fold edges of leaves over rice. Put in the bamboo steamer to steam for 20-30 minutes. Serve with chopped spring onion.

– The ratio of rice to Swanson clear chicken broth is 1:1

  You could combine different combinations of 5 grains rice as desired, such as three-color brown rice, buckwheat, coix seed, quinoa, oats etc. 

– You could put the lotus leaf rice on a plate to steam if you don’t have the bamboo steamer.