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Chinese Chicken In The Pot

Chinese Chicken In The Pot


  • 4 cups low sodium homemade or canned chicken broth
  • 1/2 ounce dried shitake mushrooms
  • 1 whole chicken (about 4 pounds), cut into thighs, breasts, legs, and wings, skinned and trimmed of excess fat
  • 6 medium cloves garlic, smashed and peeled
  • 1-inch piece ginger, cut into thin matchstick
  • 1 whole star anise
  • 8 scallions, whites cut into 2-inch pieces, greens cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup gluten free soy sauce (or substitute regular soy sauce)
  • 1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chesnuts, drained and rinsed
  • 4 ounces snow peas, ends trimmed
  • 3 cups cooked white rice, for serving