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“A blend of Chinese and Japanese mix.”
6hrs 45mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak shiitakes in water until soft. Using kitchen shear cut off the stem. Wash the shiitakes and place into a colander to drain.
  2. In a large stockpot add the chicken fat and shiitakes and stirring with a wooden spoon. Add in the 1 qt chicken broth, 1/2 cup oyster and rock candy and bring to a boil and after 2 minutes reduce the heat to a simmer. Stir the mixture and simmer over a medium low heat for to 5 hours.
  3. Remove the skin and bones and remove all of the fat pieces. Slice into 1/2” strips and into a bowl and season with salt and lightly coat with oil and set aside until needed.
  4. In a large pot add in the chicken broth and bring to a boil add the mushroom mixture and chicken strips back to a simmer. Simmer the mixture for 5 minutes add butter, oyster sauce, and heavy cream, wine and bring back to a simmer. Add in cornstarch roux to thicken the mixture. Place upon noodles onto a large warm platter and pour the mushroom and chicken over upon noodles.

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