Braised Chicken with Mushrooms and Carrots

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 30 min 3
Braised Chicken with Mushrooms and Carrots
Health Rating


5 tsp Anise seeds
3 medium Carrots (cut into cubes)
3/4 cup Chicken broth (stock), low sodium
5 thigh(s) Chicken thighs, boneless, skinless (cut into cubes)
1 tsp Cooking wine
1 tbsp Corn flour, whole grain
4 clove(s) Garlic (finely chopped)
1 tsp Ginger, ground
1 tbsp Oyster sauce
2 pepper(s) Red chili pepper (also chile or chilli) (finely chopped, optional)
1/2 tsp Sesame oil
10 mushroom(s) Shiitake mushroom, dried
5 tbsp Soy sauce, low sodium (divided)
1/2 tsp White pepper
1/2 medium Yellow onion


Begin with soaking the shiitake mushroom with boiling hot water for at least an hour. De-stalk it and keep the soaking water.

Marinate chicken with soy sauce, pepper and sesame oil for 15 mins.

Heat oil, add in shallot, garlic and ginger and fry until fragrant. Add chicken, Chinese cooking wine, star anise and chilli and stir fry for about 5 minutes. Add carrot, Chinese mushroom, soy sauce and oyster sauce. Stir well. Pour chicken stock and the about half a cup of soaking water from the mushroom and mix well. Leave everything to simmer for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Dilute corn flour with water and add to pot; cook for another 10 minutes.

Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 356
Calories from fat 94
Calories from saturated fat 17.5
Total Fat 10.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.9 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Cholesterol 127 mg
Sodium 1553 mg
Potassium 1118 mg
Total Carbohydrate 28.6 g
Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
Sugars 6.1 g
Protein 39 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.1
Meat 2.0
Meat Alternative 0.1
Vegetables 1.7

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