How To Cook & Prepare

Shiitake Mushrooms 

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Shiitake mushrooms are natures most umami rich food.

Shiitake Mushrooms

Did you know that shiitake mushrooms are a superfood? Not only are they meaty and delicious, they're a powerhouse of nutrition.

100% yummy and healthy without the calories to weigh you down.


Health benefits

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Veggie Facts: shiitake mushrooms

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01 an excellent source of protein

02 Chock full of B Vitamins

03 Contain compounds that reduce cholesterol 

Sticky Shiitake Mushrooms

Cooked in a sweet and sticky soy glaze, serve these umami rich mushrooms as a side dish or a main with a steaming bowl of rice.

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Prep Time:5 Min

– 1 pound shiitake mushrooms – 2 tablespoons vegetable oil – 2 cloves garlic minced – 3 tablespoons brown sugar – 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar – ¼ cup tamari *or soy sauce – 2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce *I used Sriracha (omit if you don't like spicy food) – 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon water

Cook Time: 10 Min


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Step 1

Prepare the shiitake mushrooms. Rinse the mushrooms and wipe them dry

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Step 2

Cut the mushrooms. Remove the stems with a paring knife and cut the caps into thick slices.Heat vegetable oil in a large saute pan. Saute the mushrooms for 5-7 minutes or until they've released their juices and are beginning to turn golden. Remove the mushrooms from the pan and set aside.

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Step 3

– Heat the sesame oil in the same saute pan. Add the garlic and saute for a further minute. . – Add the brown sugar and saute until it begins to caramelized. – Add the tamari, rice wine vinegar, chili garlic sauce and cornstarch. Reduce the heat and allow the sauce to simmer until it thickens (about 2-3 minutes)

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Step 4

– Return the mushrooms to the pan and allow them to heat through. Serve with rice, garnished with chopped scallions and sesame seeds.

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