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Easy Chinese Cuisine: Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe

Easy Chinese Cuisine: Chicken and Mushrooms Recipe

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Chicken, Main Courses, Poultry
Cuisine China
Servings 2
Calories 180 kcal


  • #Seasoning#
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsps light soy sauce
  • 2 tsps cornstarch
  • 1 tsp rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1/2 lb chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces
  • #Sauce#
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tsps cornstarch or arrowroot
  • 1 tsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsps oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, sliced
  • 1/2 inch fresh root ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 dried black mushrooms, soaked and sliced
  • 2 oz open mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 oz button mushrooms, sliced


  • #A classic combination which always tastes great.# Mix the Seasoning ingredients together. Marinate the chicken in the seasoning mixture for 10 minutes.
  • Mix the sauce ingredients together.
  • Heat the oil in a wok and fry the onion, garlic and ginger for 2-3 minutes. Remove and put to one side.
  • Fry the drained chicken in the remaining oil for 4 minutes.
  • Add the mushrooms and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add a little extra oil if necessary.
  • Return the fried onion mixture to the wok and stir-fry until well mixed. Pour the blended sauce ingredients into the wok and cook gently until the sauce thickens. Serve piping hot. #COOK’S TIP# Supermarkets now have a wider range of mushrooms so choose your favorites if you cannot get those in the recipe.
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