A classic Shanghai dish, braised chestnut chicken is a super comforting dish that is extremely satisfying to eat.
Whole chestnuts and chicken are braised together until their flavors meld. The juicy meat is the by-product of the slow cooking process.
With the umami flavors of the succulent shiitake mushrooms, the dish is a hit especially when served with rice.
To preserve the culture, atmosphere, and – most importantly – the flavors of Taiwan’s once-ubiquitous veterans’ villages.