Vegetarian Recipe: Spicy Crushed Shiitake Stems Posted by Susan Siow | Aug 3, 2011 | Spicy, Updates, Vegetarian Recipes Ingredients 2 cups of mushroom stems (soaked in water overnight, remove stem ends, crush in a mortar with a pestle and set aside) Seasonings 1 tablespoon of chili powder 1 tablespoon of evaporated milk 3 tablespoons of soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon of sugar some white pepper powder Method Heat up 1/2 cup of oil, add chili powder and stir-fry over low heat until fragrant. Add crushed shiitake stems, stir-fry over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add soy sauce, stir-fry for 1 minute. Add sugar + evaporated milk + 2 cups of water, briefly stir-fry. Cover the pan and simmer for 20 minutes over low heat (until fully absorbed). Switch to high heat and swiftly stir-fry until fragrant. Sprinkle over with white pepper powder, mix evenly, dish out and serve. Share:
this looks like meat! do yiu use dried shiitakes? thanks!!
Hi dl, we use dried shiitake stems. Love the texture so much and it’s a very yummy dish! ☺
wow! cool!! thanks so much for sharing. i had amazing mushroom rendang recently and so im dying to learn how to recreate it… will share recipe once i try it! i have dry shiitakes… but i cannot find any dried mushrooms with long stems. where did u get your mushrooms? thanks so much!!
Are you from Malaysia? We found those dried shiitake stems from one of the outlets of TaimalHerbs >>> http://www.facebook.com/taimalherbs/info 🙂
You are a doll! Thanks so much! No I’m not from Malaysia… singapore, living in hkl now! I will look around the stores here! thanks again!