Ginger Chicken with Mushrooms

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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.

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  • 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.