A combination of salted and sweet marinated chicken and button mushrooms, as well as sweet thick sauce, makes this dish even more delicious and savory.
Easy to cook and delicious Button Mushroom Chicken.

Button mushroom chicken is a typical Indonesian dish that has a sweet taste from the sweet sauce. Besides Indonesia, other countries that have this food are Singapore and Malaysia. However, more precisely this food comes from Java-China. The recipe follows the production of Indonesian sweet sauce. Historically, sweet sauce production was associated with Chinese influence in the archipelago. However, the Indonesian version of Javanese sweet sauce has a unique touch of its own, namely the addition of thick palm sugar. The benefit of this chicken dish is that it can increase the body's metabolism. The content of vitamin B6 in chicken meat can encourage enzymes and the body's metabolic processes whose effects can be used to maintain healthy blood vessels, energy sources, and burn calories quickly to maintain weight. The sweet sauce is a typical Indonesian sweet black sauce that has a sweet taste that is different from other sweet sauces. The combination of sweet sauce with other spices makes this dish tastes even more delicious. Firstly, the chicken meat must be marinated with garlic powder, sweet sauce, and soy sauce. Marination is important because it will give the chicken flavor. Then the chicken meat will be cooked together with sweet sauce and other spices. To make this dish, you can see the following recipes along with the steps too.

YIELDS 2 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 70 minute(s)


  • 500g chicken breast/thigh
  • 400 ml water
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 3 tbsp sweet sauce
  • 1 tsp chicken powder
  • 1 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • Button mushrooms, cut in half

Marinated Sauce

  • 3 tsp garlic powder
  • 4 tbsp sweet sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce



Marinate the chicken meat with marinated sauce, leave it for 15-20 minutes.

Step 1 of cooking Button Mushroom Chicken.

Heat 3 tbsp of oil, add chicken and nutmeg powder. Stir well until cooked.

Step 2 of cooking Button Mushroom Chicken.

Add water, sweet sauce, chicken powder, pepper, and sugar. Stir until it boils and make sure it tastes as desired.

Step 3 of cooking Button Mushroom Chicken.

Then add button mushrooms, stir until the chicken is tender and the sauce thickens slightly.

Step 4 of cooking Button Mushroom Chicken.

Pour onto a plate, and the button mushroom chicken is ready to serve.

Step 5 of cooking Button Mushroom Chicken.

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