There is something incredibly satisfying about an entire meal produced in the thermomix. When it is as wonderfully healthy as a meal steamed in the varoma, the satisfaction levels can only increase.

Chinese Style Steamed Chicken

1 chicken, cut into breast, wings, thighs and drumsticks
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon sherry
2 teaspoons cornfour
2cm piece ginger, finely grated (10 seconds in thermomix on speed 9)
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon sesame oil
300g rice
vegetables of choice, cut ready to steam (I used broccoli and quartered brussel sprouts)
1. Place rice in thermomix basket and place in thermomix. Add water until rice is just covered.
2. Lightly oil varoma tray and place chicken pieces evenly on it.
3. Combine all other ingredients except vegetables and brush generously over chicken.
4. Cook for 30 minutes at varoma temperature on speed 4. After 16 minutes, remove rice and place in insulated bowl. At 26 minutes, add vegetables to varoma.
5. Serve chicken and vegetables over the rice.