Simple Braised Chicken

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Acerast

This is one of the first recipes I made as a young bride. 20 years later I still serve this from time to time. It is simple and quick to prepare - which is a plus on busy nights. We enjoy it with white or fried rice and a steamed vegetable. (ZWT3 - USA West asian cooks have influenced the cuisine).

Top Review by breezermom

I can't believe this hasn't been reviewed yet! This is totally delicious.....a definite keeper and a satisfying meal. The extra bonus is how easy it is to make. It did take a bit longer to make than posted....I also used boneless, skinless thighs, and added some black pepper. Everything else I left exactly as the recipe was posted. Thanks so much...I'll definitely make this again!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet, brown chicken and garlic lightly in the oil.
  2. Add mushrooms, cover and cook 5 minutes.
  3. Add sherry, cook uncovered until liquid is almost entirely absorbed.
  4. Add soy sauce, cover and cook gently 20 minutes or until chicken is tender.

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