Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Steamed Chicken With Black Fungus

Just simply like this easy and healthy steamed chicken for today's dinner.



1/2  Royale or Kampong chicken
15 g small dried black fungus
5 g Cordycep flowers (虫草花)

1/2 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
dash of rice wine (optional) to taste
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1/8 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon corn starch
some shredded ginger
1/4 teaspoon sesame oil

spring onion and coriander leaves

1)  Wash, clean and pat dry the chicken. Cut into pieces and put in a bowl.. Marinate with seasoning and put in the fridge (covered with clingwrap) for 30 minutes.

2)  Soak dried black fungus with warm water for 2 hours. Remove the stem, clean and drain.

3)  Soak cordycep flowers with tap water for few minutes, clean and drain.

4)  Arrange black fungus and cordycep flowers in a deep dish, and place chicken on top of them. Steam over high heat for  25 minutes.

5) Sprinkle spring onions and coriander leaves as you like. Serve.


  1. Veronica, this dish may be simple but I bet it is full of flavors and very delicious!

  2. Hi Phong Hong. Thank you for dropping by and your nice compliments.

  3. Hi Veronica, this steamed chicken dish looks so good. It is healthy too.