Braised Abalone with Mushrooms

It’s a nice choice for Chinese New Year. Prepare abalones, wash them clean and dry with kitchen towel. Soak Chinese shiitake mushrooms in water (the dry type). Then remove the stem. Keep the mushroom water. Except shiitake mushroom, I also use another kind of mushroom. But only shiitake also works. Heat a pan. Add in…

Creamy Mushroom Sauce Chicken Breast

Prepare 2 chicken breasts. Sprinkle salt and black pepper over both side. Heat a pan. Drop in 3 tbsp butter. When butter melts, add chicken breast in. Fry for about 3 mins or till golden brown color. Then flip over and fry the other side till golden brown. Turn to low heat. Cover the lid….

Braised Pork with Shiitake Mushroom

Cut pork into very tine cubes. Cut shiitake into small pieces. Heat a pan. Add in 1 tbsp oil. Add in pork and stir fry till no more pinkish. Add in a little ginger shreds. toss a bit. Add in shiitake, 1 tsp light soy sauce, 1 tsp dark soy sauce, 1 tsp sugar. and…

Mushroom Sauced Chicken Chop With Penne

Prepare a boneless chicken leg. Cut it slightly to prevent curling up while cooking. Season it with salt and black pepper. Heat a pan. Usually I don’t add in oil, cos chicken leg contains fat. So Just sear the chicken with skin side down. Fry with medium-low heat for 3-5 mins or till skin turns…

Chicken & Shiitake Mushroom Stew (香菇炖鸡)

Usually in China, Chicken stew is made from a whole chicken. But I know for sure that my husband and I cannot finish a whole chicken stew. So I just used a whole boneless chicken leg instead. Soak dry 5 or 6 shiitake mushroom in 2 cups water. (Rinse under water first to remove all…

Teriyaki Chicken with Pan-Seared Portobello Mushroom

Teriyaki Chicken: 1. Prepare a whole boneless chicken leg. Sprinkle a little salt and black pepper. 2. Use the back of knife to hit chicken a bit. 3. Heat a pan on stove. When the pan is hot, put the chicken inside with skin side down. Flip over when the skin turns golden brown. Fry…

Oven Roasted Vegetables

I roasted potato, cauliflower, carrot by oven before. I always wanted to try roasting different kinds of vegetables at one time. And I did it today. Preheat oven to  200 Degree C. Prepare vegetables. I chose potato, carrot, cauliflower, broccoli, onion, baby corn, mushroom and cherry tomatoes. Wash them and cut. For potato, carrot, cauliflower…

Mushroom & Beef Steak Rice Bento

Bento for my husband (his second day at work). I have  seriously thought about what is a good match for rice to be in his bento. The first choice is sure to be meat dish with sauce, so that the flavor will go into the rice. My rule is do not repeat the same dish…

Creamy Mushroom Soup

1. Prepare mushroom (cut into slices, about 250g), 1/2 chopped onion, 2 cloves of chopped garlic. 2. Heat a pan. Cut in 1 tablespoon butter, also add in 2 tsp olive oil. When butter melts, add in onion and garlic. Stir fry till onion turns transparent. 3. Add in mushroom, also sprinkle salt pepper and…