Stewed Chicken with Straw Mushrooms Recipe

Number of serving: 2

Preparation time: 38 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes


Chicken, rinse and drain, then cut into pieces
150g Straw mushrooms, cut into halves, scald rinse and drain
2 slices Ginger
2 cloves Garlic (grated)
Scallion (sectioned)
2 tablespoon cooking oil (peanut or vegitable)

Seasoning Ingredients:
1 teaspoon Light soy sauce
1 tablespoon Oyster sauce
1/2 teaspoon Sugar
cup Water
Sesame oil
Ground white pepper

Marinade Ingredients:
teaspoon Salt
teaspoon Sugar
1 teaspoon Caltrop starch
1 teaspoon Light soy sauce
1 tablespoon Ginger wine
1 tablespoon Oyster sauce
2 teaspoon Oil
Sesame oil
Ground white pepper

Thickening glaze:
1 teaspoon Caltrop starch
2 tablespoon Water

Combine chicken with marinade ingredient, marinate for 30 minutes. Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a wok or pan, put in ginger, garlic and straw mushrooms and stir fry for 3 minutes. Sizzle with 1 teaspoon of wine and stir well. Put in chicken and stir fry for 2 minutes under high heat. Add Seasoning Ingredients and mix well. Turn to medium heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Stir in thickening glaze. Garnish with scallion and serve.


Cooking tips:

Fresh straw mushrooms should not stored in the fridge. This is because they grow in a warm environment and tend to turn slimy when the temperature get as low as about 15'C.


Health tips:

Straw mushrooms rich in vitamin C and protein, help to enhance metabolism rate and increase immune system. Since it's reduce human body absorbsion of carbohydrate, it's suitable for diabetes patient.

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