Braised Chicken With Mushrooms
|Mushrooms||15 , soaked|
|Bamboo shoot||1 Medium|
|Soy sauce||1 Tablespoon|
|Oil||2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)|
|Water||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Scallions stalks||2 , cut into 1 inch sections|
|Cornstarch||2 Teaspoon, mixed with water (For Thickening)|
Slice the mushrooms, bamboo shoots and water chestnuts into shreds.
Cut the chicken in half and rub the soy sauce inside and out.
Heat a deep frying pan with about 1 inch of oil; when it is very hot lower the chicken into the oil and fry on each side for 2 minutes.
Drain the chicken and set aside.
Drain the oil.
In the oily pan saute the ginger with the salt for 1 minute, add water,, mushrooms, scallions, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, sugar and pepper.
Place the chicken in this mixture and cover.
Lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove the chicken and chop into pieces 1 1/2 inches by 1 inch and arrange on a serving dish.
Stir the thickening into the gravy and when it is clear and thick pour the whole mixture over the chicken and serve at once.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3184 Calories from Fat 1782
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 199 g305.5%
Saturated Fat 49.4 g246.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 911.7 mg303.9%
Sodium 3717.8 mg154.9%
Total Carbohydrates 48 g15.8%
Dietary Fiber 12 g48.1%
Sugars 18.6 g
Protein 295 g590.7%
Vitamin A 34.3% Vitamin C 43.7%
Calcium 23.1% Iron 83.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet