Chicken with Yam and Mushrooms
1 small section of fresh Chinese yam ( Dioscorea ) about 2/3 pound
2 chicken thigh
6 dried shiitake mushrooms
1 tablespoon cooking wine
2 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
2 cups water
1. Rinse yam thoroughly, peel off skin, cut in thick slices; peel carrot, cut into thick slices; soak mushroom until soft and remove stems. Rinse chicken, chop into small pieces, blanch in boiling water to remove blood, remove and rinse well.
2. Put the chicken in pan along with all seasonings and mushrooms, bring to boil, then reduce heat to low and cook fot 10 minutes, then add carrot.
3. Add yam and cook for 10 minutes until done, continue to cook until liquid is almost absorbed, remove to serving plate. Serve.