Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Lotus Root with Chicken and Mushrooms | 2 comments:




The lotus root with its unique 'wheel shape' cross-section, blends well with most vegetables and its sweet and crunchy texture is appealing and tasty in stir-fried dishes.











Recipe for Lotus Root with Chicken and Mushrooms

Ingredients

450 gm Chicken, cut into bite size pieces
6 Shitake Mushrooms
soaked and cut into quarters
3 pips Garlic, chopped
3 Dried Chillies
soaked and cut
200 gm young Lotus root
sliced diagonally
Oil for frying

Seasoning for Chicken
1.1/2 Tablespoon Oyster sauce
1 Teasp Sugar
1/4 Teasp Salt
1 Teasp Light Soya Sauce
1/2 Teasp Dark Soya Sauce
1/2 Teasp Sesame Oil
Dash of Pepper

Thickening of Gravy
1 Teasp Cornflour
3 Tablespoons water

Method
Marinate the chicken pieces with the above seasoning
for about 2  hours
Lightly  saute the chopped garlic till aromatic
Add in the cut dried chillies
Add in the chicken pieces, mushrooms, fry for a while
Add in about 1/2 cup water and simmer
till the chicken meat is cooked
Toss in the cut lotus root
Fry for a while and thicken the gravy
Add salt to taste
Serve


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2 comments:

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  1. Hi ,
    Thanks for sharing this lotus root dish. I love young lotus root stir fry with other greens.....yummy. will cook this for dinner :p easy and simply delicious !

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  2. Yup, young lotus root is very crunchy and sweet, hope you enjoy it.

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