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Ginger and Black Fungus Chicken Recipe (姜丝云耳鸡)

Ginger and black fungus chicken is a plain and humble dish that anyone can whip up in their kitchen, and most importantly, it’s delicious and goes well with steamed rice.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Thai
Keyword Ginger and Black Fungus Chicken
Servings 4 people
Calories 112 kcal


  • 1 skinless & boneless chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 2 inches ginger, peeled and cut into thin strips
  • 1 teaspoon oyster sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sweet soy sauce (kecap manis)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fermented soy beans (taucheo)
  • 4 pieces dried black fungus, pre-softened in warm water for 30 minutes, then cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 small red onion, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 stalk scallion, cut into 1 inch length


  1. Heat up the cooking oil in a wok and stir fry the ginger strips until aromatic. Add in the onions and black fungus and do a few quick stirs. Add the fermented soy bean before adding the chicken strips into the wok. Stir-fry the chicken meat until the color changes, then add in oyster sauce, kecap manis, and sugar. Stir all ingredients together before adding in the water. Add the scallions, do a few quick stirs, dish out and serve hot with steamed rice.

Recipe Notes

Black fungus is also called "cloud ear" (云耳) or "wood ear" (木耳). You can purchase the cookbook "Thai Cooking Made Easy" from my Amazon store. Click here to buy.

Nutrition Facts
Ginger and Black Fungus Chicken Recipe (姜丝云耳鸡)
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 112 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 119mg5%
Potassium 174mg5%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 6mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.