Miso Chicken and Mushrooms

Miso Chicken and Mushrooms

By Elena Duggan

This one-pan wonder dish is packed full of flavour.


  • 50g EVOO
  • 1kg Chicken thigh fillets, skin on
  • 500g Mixed mushrooms, shitake, shimeji, oyster, black fungus, nameko, maitake, matsutake
  • 3cm Thumb of ginger, julienned
  • 3 Cloves garlic, finely sliced
  • 1 long Red chilli, finely sliced
  • 1 large Lemon, zest only, juice reserved
  • 50g Miso paste, white
  • 50-100g fresh wakame, or alternative dried seaweed such as Obento Yaki Nori in strips soaked in water and drained well
  • 1L Chicken stock, homemade, additional reserved if desired
  • 125g TCC Coconut milk, high quality- high % coconut content
  • Extra Enoki mushrooms for garnish
  • Coriander leaves for garnish

To Serve
With quinoa, jasmine rice, cauliflower rice cooked appropriately, of your choosing.

Drumsticks, whole chicken alternative to thighs, increase cooking time in oven.


  1. Preheat your oven to 180º Celsius, fan forced.
  2. Using an ovenproof heavy based casserole dish, heat EVOO over med-high heat on stovetop.
  3. Cut chicken thighs into quarters, and cook one side down till just golden, flip and cook till golden on both sides, remove and put aside.
  4. To the pan, add garlic, chili, zest, ginger and stir through until fragrant, approx. 2 minutes.
  5. Add mushrooms and stir through for up to four minutes.
  6. Stir in miso paste, and wakame.
  7. Stir through stock and coconut milk; dislodge any flavour sediment on the bottom.
  8. Return chicken to dish, skin side up. Place in oven uncovered, for 35-45 minutes or until chicken is golden and cooked through.
  9. Add extra stock if a moisture required before returning to oven for 10 minutes.
  10. Serve in dish with coriander leaves scattered all over. If desired serve with rice or alternative.
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