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Braised Chicken with Woodear Fungus



I seem to have developed a fond liking for woodear fungus and here's another dish that I cooked recently.  A simple, quick and easy dish with chicken.  I just made a soup and some salad and dinner is ready!


Recipe for Braised Chicken with Woodear Fungus

Ingredients
  • 600 gm chicken, cut into bite size
  • 10 gm dried woodear fungus, soaked, stemmed and cut into strips
  • 3 pips of garlic, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp light soya sauce
  • 1 tsp dark soya sauce
  • 2 tsp Shiaoxing wine
Method
  1. Marinate the chicken pieces for half an hour with the above sauces and sugar.
  2. Heat up a wok with some oil, throw in the chopped garlic, stir-fry till fragrant.
  3. Stir-fry the marinated chicken pieces for a while, then add in the woodear strips.
  4. Add in 1 cup water, once it boils, cover the wok and let it simmer on medium fire till chicken is cooked through.
  5. Fine tune to desired taste, add in the wine, turn off heat, dish out.
  6. Serve immediately with rice.


Comments

  1. I like woodear a lot. Your braised chicken looks homey and delish.

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  2. This is a delicious homely dish that is so easy and simple to put together.

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  3. Wow...great photography :) and I love this dish too and the woodear fungus is my favorite too. Good for health.

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    1. Thank you, momsie. Yes, need more woodears to reduce my cholesterol :)

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  4. Hi Cheah , this dish looks delicious , booked marked it . Thanks for sharing :)

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  5. I really love braised dishes as I considered this is my comfort food. And I love with lots of sauces too...real yum.

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    1. Yes, braised dishes do not make the kitchen greasy :)

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  6. Hi Cheah, This is a very delicious chicken dish and your photos are so perfect! Nice!

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  7. Hi Cheah, as I always say, I love your way of cooking meat dishes. Simple, easy yet yummy. There is a long list I have yet to try. Hopefully, I can off by this July when I will be cooking more often in my own kitchen.

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    1. So, I'll be looking forward for your posts, then ;)

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  8. Cheah, ever since I was a little girl I love wood ear fungus! I must try your chicken dish as it sure looks delicious.

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  9. Sounds like a very delicious chicken dish! I like such easy and delicious, satisfying food.

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    1. May sound alien to you, you can try with a small portion.

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  10. Cheah, this dish looks just like how my mother used to cook for us...really delicious! I wondered why she doesn't cook this anymore, got to ask her when I see her next:P

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  11. I like this dish too, sometimes when i am lazy i just steam it instead, minus the dark soy sauce but with the addition of some red dates :)

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  12. Hi Cheah,
    My 2 younger boys love wood ear fungus. Any dish with wood ear they will eat it happily.
    I will cook this for them today. Thanks for sharing ;)
    mui

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  13. This is certainly one of my favourite dishes! I use wood fungus a lot in my cooking too. Love the food shots!

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  14. Oh ya.....braised food is one of my favorites in winter..Looks delicious..yummy

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