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cantonese chicken with mushrooms served in white oval ceramic plate with chopsticks
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📋RECIPE Cantonese Chicken with Mushrooms

Cantonese chicken with mushrooms is a stir fry dish that packs punch of flavors. Great to be served as starter or main dish to pour over noodles or rice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Cantonese, Chinese
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 243kcal


  • 1 lb chicken boneless
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms such as shiitake, oyster mushrooms, cremini or a mix
  • 2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • ½ cup green onions white part
  • 1 bok choy cut crosswise into 1 inch pieces
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoon ginger minced
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon water

For Sauce-

  • 1 tablespoon low sodium light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar

Chicken Marinade-

  • 2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • Salt according to taste

Garnish -

  • 1 tablespoons spring onion green
  • Tossed sesame seeds


  • Cut chicken into 1 inch cubes. Add little salt and pepper to taste. Cover and marinate chicken for 30 minutes to 2 hours refrigerated.
  • Heat 2 tablespoon sesame oil in a wok. Add minced garlic cloves and sauté for a minute. Add chopped white part of green onions and toss for 30 seconds.
  • Add marinated chicken pieces and toss until chicken is partially cooked.
  • Add sliced mushrooms and bok choy, toss for a minute.
  • In a small bowl whisk together all the sauces. Pour it over chicken. Cook on high flame for about 2 minutes.
  • In another small bowl whisk corn starch in 1 tablespoon water. Once chicken is fully cooked, pour corn starch slurry, stir well and cook until chicken is cooked through and sauce is thick and glossy, will take about 2 to 3 minutes.

Remove from wok and transfer to a serving plate. Garnish with green onions, sesame seeds and serve hot over noodles or rice.


    Nutritional Info – Please keep in mind that nutritional information provided is only a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


    Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 958mg | Potassium: 823mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 9630IU | Vitamin C: 101mg | Calcium: 256mg | Iron: 3mg