Chicken and bamboo pith (thick) soup

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
35 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
1 litre Chicken Broth

1 Chicken Drumstick or Breast

5 Fresh Shitake Mushroom, sliced

2 Bamboo Pith aka Bamboo Mushroom, soak to soften and cut

5 Imitation Snow crab meat.

1/2 tablespoon Oyster Sauce

1 teaspoon Light Soy Sauce

1/2 teaspoon Chinese Cooking Wine

1 Egg white or whole egg, beaten


  • Cook chicken in broth. Remove chicken when it's cooked.
  • Shred the chicken meat. Add shredded chicken, mushroom, bamboo pith and crab meat to the broth.
  • Bring to a boil and let it simmer for another 15 minutes.
  • Add in oyster sauce, light soya sauce and Chinese cooking wine.
  • When the soup starts to boil again, gradually stir in the cornflour mixture to thicken the soup.
  • Turn off the heat and stir in the beaten egg immediately.


Chicken and Bamboo Pith (Thick) Soup, photo 1
Chicken and Bamboo Pith (Thick) Soup, photo 2


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