Steamed Chicken with Dried Black Mushrooms and Qi Zi Recipe

Number of serving: 2

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 45 minutes


Ingredients
1 (1.2kg) Dressed chicken
3 Black mushrooms (soaked in water until soft and shredded)
1 tablespoon Qi Zi
1 cup Chicken juice from steaming
2 slices Ginger, shredded
tablespoon salt

Seasoning Ingredients:
teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoon Caltrop starch
1 teaspoon Sesame oil
1 pinch ground white pepper

Method:
Rinse chicken. Rub tablespoon salt over the chicken. Steam the chicken on a plate for 25 minutes. Remove from heat. Set aside with the lid on for 10 minutes. Keep the liquid sauce on the plate, let cool for later use. Add Seasoning Ingredients and mix well. Leave the chicken to cool. Chop into pieces and arrange on the plate. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a wok. Put in shredded black mushrooms and ginger. Stir fry for a while. Add a little sugar and stir well. Add Qi Zi and the sauce remained from steamed chicken. Cook until it thickens. Pour on top of the chicken and serve.

Cooking tips:
Stir fry dried black mushrooms in oil first bring out its fragrance.

Health tips:
Qi Zi (Lycium) or Chinese Wolfberry provide nutrition needed by kidney and eyes.
 

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