Healthy Microwaved Mapo Chicken

Healthy Microwaved Mapo Chicken

This has no extra oil added so it's pretty healthy, and it's spicy so it'll really perk up your appetite.

Ingredients: 1 serving

Chicken thigh meat
1/2 a thigh
Long thin eggplant
Shimeji mushrooms
1 tablespoon
Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
Oyster sauce
1 teaspoon
Black pepper
a small amount


1. Cut the eggplant into even pieces, and put into a microwave steaming container or a heatproof dish.
2. Slice the chicken on the diagonal into even pieces, and lay on top of the layer of eggplant slices crosswise.
3. Cut the root ends off the shimeji mushrooms and shred them apart. Layer on top of the chicken.
4. Combine the sake, soy sauce, doubanjiang and oyster sauce and mix well to make the sauce.
5. Pour the sauce evenly over the layered ingredients, and add some black pepper.
6. Cover loosely with plastic wrap or the covering provided and microwave for 4 minutes at 600 W. Take the covering to let out the steam, put it back on, and microwave for another 2 minutes to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a really easy dish cooked in the microwave. No oil is added so it's quite healthy too.