Quick Thermomix Lunch Box Meals – Mushroom Chicken Rice

Are you cooking small portion meals? Here’s a tasty one person meal (lunchbox) recipe.

Ingredients (per person portion*)

  • 4 chicken wings (marinate overnight)
  • 1 TBSP chicken stock
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp ginger juice or 5g ginger minced speed 7
  • 1/2 tsp chinese cooking wine (eg. shao xing or rice wine)
  • 3-4 dried shitake mushrooms
  • 70g rice
  • 80g kai lan or pak choy (or any other leafy vegetables)
  • 700g water
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • chopped spring onion


  1. Marinate the chicken overnight in the chiller of the fridge with the stock, sesame oil, ginger, wine mixture
  2. Wash and soak the mushrooms
  3. Weigh the rice using the simmering basket in the mixing bowl, and rinse under running water until the water runs clear
  4. Add water, insert the basket with the rice, top the varoma with the chicken mixture and mushrooms in a steaming dish (stainless steel for better heat conductivity) placed into the varoma dish
  5. Steam 18min / varoma / speed 4
  6. Remove the rice and chicken set aside
  7. Add the vegetables and salt and stir fry 4 min / 100 degree / reverse / stir speed
  8. Use a fork to fluff the rice
  9. Serve with chicken, mushroom and vegetables over rice

*Tip : you may multiple if you are cooking for more people, however, watch the water level and cooking time once you add more ingredients into the varoma and simmering basket

Tip 2 : As a general rule of thumb, its 50-70g of rice per person

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