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Buddha’s Palm Chicken Bowl is here.

Say hello to our newest spring dish. The rich, velvety furu sesame spring noodles are contrasted with the crisp, bright texture of stir-fried buddha's palm, and fresh cucumbers. Topped with griddled chicken with galangal, garlic, cumin, and rice wine. Scallions are recommended but optional ;)⁣

 

 
meet buddha’s palm  佛手瓜 First cultivated by the Aztecs, this versatile squash—also known as chayote—has found popularity around the world, including China where it’s known as Buddha’s Palm (佛手瓜). At Junzi, we thinly slice and stir-fry the green fruit (yes, it’s a fruit!) with salt and white pepper to enhance its naturally crisp texture.

meet buddha’s palm 佛手瓜
First cultivated by the Aztecs, this versatile squash—also known as chayote—has found popularity around the world, including China where it’s known as Buddha’s Palm (佛手瓜). At Junzi, we thinly slice and stir-fry the green fruit (yes, it’s a fruit!) with salt and white pepper to enhance its naturally crisp texture.

signed, seared, delivered.  Ginger, rice wine, and salt are the three common building blocks of flavor behind most Chinese chicken dishes. For our chicken thigh marinades, we kick it up a notch by adding galangal, garlic, cumin and rice vinegar then sear the meat on high heat to crisp up the skin and lock in all those deep, savory flavors.

signed, seared, delivered.
Ginger, rice wine, and salt are the three common building blocks of flavor behind most Chinese chicken dishes. For our chicken thigh marinades, we kick it up a notch by adding galangal, garlic, cumin and rice vinegar then sear the meat on high heat to crisp up the skin and lock in all those deep, savory flavors.

open (furu) sesame  Intensely flavorful, furu (腐乳) means fermented tofu, a beloved ingredient in Chinese cuisine and at Junzi that’s packed with umami goodness. We combine furu with sesame to create a creamy and nutty sauce that pairs perfectly with our thin, spaghetti-like spring noodles for a deeply satisfying, savory finish.

open (furu) sesame
Intensely flavorful, furu (腐乳) means fermented tofu, a beloved ingredient in Chinese cuisine and at Junzi that’s packed with umami goodness. We combine furu with sesame to create a creamy and nutty sauce that pairs perfectly with our thin, spaghetti-like spring noodles for a deeply satisfying, savory finish.