Sticky Shiitake Mushrooms

Super simple
Super simple
Super simple
Super simple
0:15 m

If you're a fan of sticky, sweet, pan-asian cuisine you will absolutely LOVE this dish. (Seriously, it's bangin'!) If you're looking for a tasty and easy vegan dinner for tonight or a plant based Chinese dish idea, this one will go down a treat!

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For the shiitake mushrooms

<item-todo-done>1 tbsp toasted sesame oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp brown sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp rice wine vinegar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp cornstarch<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp Sriracha to taste<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>60ml groundnut oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>240g Shiitake mushrooms<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>30g cornstarch<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 garlic cloves<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 inch piece of ginger<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>60ml soy sauce<item-todo-done>

To serve

<item-todo-done> basmati rice<item-todo-done>

To garnish

<item-todo-done> spring onion - finely sliced<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> sesame seeds<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Mixing bowl | Wok

For the mushrooms

  • Put the Shiitake mushrooms in a bowl, pour in the cornstarch and stir them round making sure they’re well covered
  • Warm the groundnut oil in a wok (make sure it’s nice and hot), pour in the mushrooms and fry them for 4-6 minutes (make sure they’re cooked through and slightly crisp on the outside)
  • Take the mushrooms out of the wok, put them in a bowl and put them to one side

Make the sauce

  • Turn the heat down slightly and pour in the sesame oil (make sure the wok is clean - carefully use a paper towel if needs be)
  • Add the garlic and ginger and cook them until you release the aromas and they’re bubbling in the oil
  • Add the brown sugar to the wok and stir it around until it’s caramelised
  • Add the cornstarch, soy sauce and rice wine vinegar, stir them until the sauce has thickened slightly
  • Add the Sriracha and stir it into the sauce
  • Pour the cooked mushrooms into the sauce and stir them around so they’re warmed through and completely covered

Time to serve

  • Serve the Chewy Mushrooms over basmati rice and garnish with spring onions and sesame seeds. BOSH!

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