Chinese White Fungus Chicken Soup Recipe

Here’re step-by-step instructions for making Chinese White Fungus Chicken Soup (白木耳鸡汤 bái mù ěr jī tāng). This soup has relatively little taste but the texture is marvelously crunchy rather like seaweed.

How to make Chinese White Fungus Chicken Soup

Chinese White Fungus Chicken Soup

Ingredients:

4 chicken drumsticks, about 500g
60g white fungus or snow fungus
Water
Salt

Method:

1. Wash the chicken drumsticks.
2. Soak white fungus in water and pick out all foreign matter. Wash and drain (it will have expanded somewhat).
3. Bring water to a boil. Add chicken drumsticks, simmer for 20 minutes.
4. Add white fungus and continue to simmer for 20 minutes.
5. Add salt. Taste, adjust salt as needed.

Tips:

White Fungus must be soaked in water to soften it before use. It is generally reserved for preparing clear chicken soup.

How to make Chinese White Fungus Chicken Soup

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