Ginger Chicken with Mushrooms Recipe
Ginger Chicken is a crowd favourite at Chinese restaurants across India. The benefits of adding ginger to food are well known: Ginger aids digestion, reduces nausea and helps fight the flu and common cold. This healthier version of the Ginger Chicken uses mushrooms to up the nutrient quotient.
500 gms. cooked & shredded Chicken
4 nos. dried Mushrooms
1 no. finely chopped Onion
1/4litre Chicken Stock
3/4 cup Soya Sauce
1 tbsp. fresh ginger, finely chopped
1 no. Garlic clove, crushed
4 tbsp. Vinegar
1 tsp. Sugar
1 tbsp. Cornflour
1 tsp. Tomato puree
Pepper to taste
Salt to taste
How to Make Ginger Chicken with Mushrooms:
- Put the Soya sauce, onion, ginger, garlic, vinegar, sugar, tomato puree, salt and pepper in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 minutes.
Soak the dried mushrooms in warm water for half an hour. Then drain, rinse and cut into thin slices.
Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the chicken shreds. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
Add the stock and the soya sauce mixture, together with the cornflour to the chicken.
Add the mushrooms and cook till sauce thickens slightly.