Braised Shiitake Mushrooms and Broccoli

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Adapted the recipe from Sonia’s blog. Because I’m a noob in cooking Chinese food that looks complicated but actually it’s very easy. Love the colour contrast between the black and brown shiitake and bright green broccoli. πŸ™‚

Braised Shiitake Mushrooms

10 Chinese dried shiitake mushrooms
2 sliced young gingers

2tbsp sesame oil
1tbsp oyster sauce
1tbsp light soy sauce
1tsp Chinese rice wine
ΒΌ tsp salt or to taste
Β½ tsp sugar

400ml water, or adjust accordingly

Broccoli, add a pinch of salt and a few drops of oil to a pot of boiling water and blanch the broccoli for less than 1minute.

1. Soak dried shiitake mushrooms in water for several hours or until soft, wash thoroughly till water running clear.
2. Heat sesame oil in a wok over medium flame, add in ginger and stir fry till fragrant.
3. Add in water and allow to boil.
4. Add in mushrooms and season with oyster sauce and light soy sauce.
5. Cover and simmer over low flame for about an hour or until gravy is thicken.
6. Last seasoning with salt and sugar, then add in rice wine, and adjust the taste accordingly.
7. Remove mushrooms and arrange on a serving plate, pour gravy over the mushrooms.
8. Garnish with cooked broccoli.

**you may replaced broccoli with other type of vegetables .

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7 Comments on Braised Shiitake Mushrooms and Broccoli

  1. wendyywy @ Table for 2 or more..... says:

    Did anyone ask you to do this for CNY after eating this???

  2. Swee San says:

    eee no wor.. because only me and my brother ate it. Lol… I leave all CNY dishes to my mum πŸ˜›

  3. Anncoo says:

    I love to cook mushroom in this way too! Very healthy ;D

  4. Maria says:

    I really love shiitake and this recipe sounds so delicious!

  5. Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) says:

    Nice shot and lovely dish ! this remind me I need to cook some for my son Lucas as he love mushroom a lot.

  6. pigpigscorner says:

    I love braised mushrooms too, so healthy and delicious!

  7. petite nyonya says:

    This really looks like the version served in Chinese restaurant!

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