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Champion Chicken with Goji Berries

A hearty healing dish that strengthens weakness due to Illness or Surgery. I recommend that the ingredients below should be fresh and organic is possible. “When you buy products from organic farmers your purchase is like a donation to a healthier world!”.


  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3 cloves Garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 (2cm) piece Fresh Ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 roasting Chicken, skinned and cut up OR 2Kilos skinless legs and/or breasts
  • 2 medium sized Green Onions, chopped into (1.5 CM) pieces, roots and tough tips discarded
  • 3-4 tbsp Rice Wine or Dry Sherry
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Goji Berries
  • 350ml Water or Vegetable Stock
  • 1 tsp Dark Sesame Oil


  1. Heat oil in a pan and then add garlic and ginger and cook until garlic is golden (approx. 5 mins)
  2. Place chicken, garlic, ginger, green onions, wine, soy sauce, goji berries and water in a pot
  3. Bring mixture to a boil and cover and lower the heat to a simmer. Cook for about 30
  4. minutes or until the chicken is cooked through
  5. Sprinkle the sesame oil on top as a finishing touch
  6. Serve in a bowl with some of the broth or on top of rice with the broth as gravy

Actions/Indications/Functions. This dish Warms the Stomach, while Tonifies Qi. It Nourishes Blood. A wonderfully nourishing dish that Strengthens Liver and Kidneys

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This article is not intended to diagnose or assess. The information provided is not to be considered a substitute for consultation with a qualified health care practitioner.

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