Sweet and Savory Shiitake Mushrooms

Shiitake mushrooms naturally have a wonderful woody taste. The secret of this appetizer recipe magnify their deliciousness. The mushrooms are simmered in Pork Stock and then coated with sesame oil so they are packed with flavor. Give this recipe a try and surprise your family, friends or guests. Any left over can be sliced up and added to congee, a rice porridge.

Ingredients:

1-2 oz dried shiitake mushrooms (before soaking)

1 tablespoon of cooking oil

1 inches fresh ginger, peeled and sliced

2 cups of Pork Stock

1 tablespoon of cooking wine

1 tablespoon of sugar

Directions:

IMG_1297Put the shiitake mushrooms in a bowl and soak in plenty of boiling water for at least half an hour, until softened. Squeeze the water out.

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Heat the cooking oil and add the ginger and stir fry until fragrant (one minute).

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Add the mushroom and continue to stir fry for a minute.

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Add the Pork Stock , cooking wine, salt and sugar. Bring to a boil and then turn down the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

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Increase the heat to high to reduce the broth.

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When it has reduced to a little more than a glaze, turn off the heat and stir in sesame oil.

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Leave it to cool and serve.

Sweet and Savory Shiitake Mushrooms

  • Servings: 1-2
  • Difficulty: easy
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Delectable Appetizer

Shiitake mushrooms naturally have a wonderful woody taste. The secret of this appetizer recipe magnify their deliciousness. The mushrooms are simmered in Pork Stock and then coated with sesame oil so they are packed with flavor. Give this recipe a try and surprise your family, friends or guests. Any left over can be sliced up and added to congee, a rice porridge.


Credit: cookboldfood.com

Ingredients

1-2 oz dried shiitake mushrooms (before soaking) 1 tablespoon of cooking oil 1 inches fresh ginger, peeled and sliced 2 cups of Pork Stock 1 tablespoon of cooking wine 1 tablespoon of sugar

Directions

1. Heat the cooking oil and add the ginger and stir fry until fragrant (one minute).
2. Add the mushroom and continue to stir fry for a minute.
3. Add the Pork Stock , cooking wine, salt and sugar. Bring to a boil and then turn down the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
4. Increase the heat to high to reduce the broth.
5. When it has reduced to a little more than a glaze, turn off the heat and stir in sesame oil.
6. Leave it to cool and serve.

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