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Recipe: One-Pot Herbed Sweet Sour Chicken Stew with Mushrooms

It's been some time since I've posted anything on my Cooking Blog. For one, I've been lazy. Don't get me wrong but taking pictures and writing down the (sometimes) random recipes can be time consuming. I've been either running around chasing snake tails or simply swamped with everything that is life.

Out of the blue, while cooking, I found my phone next to me, playing a Podcast. After snapping a picture of it, I stood there wondering if I still have the Cookpad app on my phone. Viola! I did!

There has been some upgrades on the Cookpad app so, I got curious.

Guess where that got me. Yup, a new post of a shitty-looking picture of dinner but with a legit easy recipe.

Seriously, this doesn't get any easier. If you have all the ingredients with you, it's a dump-and-done thing.

Lord, I know I need to do something about taking more presentable pictures of the food but I just...don't...have...the...time...or energy.

It's a side-hobby so, this is going to have to a pass from me.

Anyway, if you're interested, the printable version of the recipe is right here on the Cookpad site.

If you don't care, here it is anyway. 😂😀

One-Pot Herbed Sweet Sour Chicken Stew with Mushrooms


3 servings
  1. 700 g chicken
  2. (Section A)
  3. 3 tbsp soy sauce
  4. 3 tbsp honey
  5. 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  6. 1 tsp seasoning (chicken/mushroom)
  7. 1 tsp salt
  8. 2.5 tbsp tomato paste
  9. 1 tbsp Sriracha sauce
  10. 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  11. Mixed Italian herbs
  12. 1 tbsp garlic powder
  13. 1 tsp dried parsley flakes
  14. 1 tsp dried pepper flakes
  15. 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  16. (Section B)
  17. 1 can button mushrooms (chopped)
  18. 1 onion (chopped)
  19. (Section C)
  20. 1 tbsp corn starch
  21. 1.5 tbsp water


  1. Add all ingredients into a mixing bowl. Taste test and adjust 
  2. Mix into above sauces in section A into chicken. Let marina (or not) depending on how much time you have.
  3. Place into pot with a small cup of water.
  4. Top it with chopped button mushrooms and onion
  5. Close lid and cook for about 20 mins in pressure cooker or about 5 hours in a slow cooker
  6. Add in slurry of water and 1 tbsp cornstarch, mix well unless sauce thickens
Happy Friday, people of the world!


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