Braised Chicken with Dried Oyster and Mushroom

Braised Chicken with Dried Oyster and Mushroom

  1. 1/4 Chicken Cut into small pieces
  2. 3 Chinese Dried Mushroom
  3. 6 Dried Oysters
  4. 4 Cloves of Garlic (Lightly mashed without skin)
  5. 4 Thin Sliced of Ginger (Peeled)
  6. 2 tablespoon Oyster Sauce
  7. 1 tablespoon of Dark Soya Sauce (eg. Brand Tiger)
  8. 1 tablespoon of Dark Sesame Oil
  9. 3/4 teaspoon of Sugar
  1. Cut Chicken into small pieces
  2. Wash Mushrooms and Oysters and leave it in hot water (approx 200ml) for at least 45 minutes to soften them before cooking. Do not throw away the water
  1. Add Oil in hot pan
  2. Add Ginger and fry until fragrant, approx 1 minutes 
  3. Add Garlic and fry until fragrant, approx 2 minutes (before it turns brown)
  4. Add Chicken and fry until 70% cooked
  5. Add Mushroom and Dried Oyster and fry for approx 3 minutes
  6. Add all sauces and fry to mix well
  7. Try tasting and add water from the preparation slowly, stop when the taste is right
  8. Once gravy is boiling, simmer in low heat for at least 15 minutes to 25 minutes
Serve while Hot!

Tips and Comment:
  • If you don't mind the hassle of the chicken bones when eating, is best not to debone the chicken as the chicken bones will enhance the flavor of this dish.
  • As this recipe comprises of different kind of sauces, it is important to try if the taste is right before and while adding the water.
  • Use the water from soaking the mushroom and oyster to cook this dish so that the essence of the flavors will not be wasted.

(Recipes: Shan's recipes)


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