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Braised Chicken in Oyster Sauce

Servings: 4
Author: Delishar

Ingredients

Chicken Marinade

  • 4 chicken legs chopped
  • 1 tbsp shao xing wine
  • 2 tsp light soy sauce
  • dash of white pepper

Ingredients

  • 4 fresh shiitake mushrooms sliced into 4
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled & lightly smashed
  • 1 inch thumb old ginger sliced
  • 3 stalks spring onions cut white part into 2 inch length (reserve some for garnish)
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • Corn starch slurry

Sauce

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2.5 tsp sugar
  • salt adjust to taste

Garnish

  • Chopped spring onions

Instructions

  • Marinate chicken with all the ingredients listed under 'chicken marinade' for 30 minutes.
  • Heat sesame oil in wok or pot over medium high heat.
  • Stir-fry garlic, ginger, and spring onion until fragrant.
  • Add chicken to brown both sides.
  • Add mushrooms to cook for 30 seconds.
  • Pour in all the ingredients for sauce, and give it a stir.
  • Bring to boil, cover, and reduce heat to low.
  • Allow to simmer for 35-45 minutes until chicken is tender and sauce reduced.
  • Drizzle in cornstarch slurry while stirring to thicken sauce.
  • Serve garnished with chopped spring onions.