Stir-Fried Mushrooms

Stir-Fried Mushrooms
Photo Credits: Dawn Gagnon via Flickr

Mushrooms are used quite often in Chinese cooking and are actually quite delicious. They are used as an accompanying ingredient or as main ingredient in various dishes. This Stir-fried mushrooms recipe yields a gorgeous appetizer containing button mushrooms and other varieties of mushrooms with onions, soy sauce, water chestnuts and more wonderful ingredients. It is a fabulous looking dish which is fit to be served as an entrée or as a side to main dish.

Ingredients

  • Button mushrooms, stems removed and cut into halves                 2/3rd cup
  • Black mushrooms, stems removed and soaked in water                  ½ cup
  • Coral mushrooms, stems removed and soaked in water                  ¼ cup
  • Onion, chopped                                                                            1/8th cup
  • Capsicum, seeded and chopped                                                     ½ cup
  • Baby corn, sliced and blanched                                                       ¼ cup
  • Garlic, minced                                                                              ½ teaspoon
  • White sugar                                                                                   ½ teaspoon
  • Light soy sauce                                                                              1 teaspoon
  • Mushroom sauce                                                                           1 teaspoon
  • Salt and white pepper                                                                    To taste
  • Cooking oil                                                                                    1 tablespoon
  • Cashew nuts (optional)                                                                  1/8th cup
  • Green onions, chopped                                                                  For garnish

Procedure

  1. Put a wok or skillet over medium heat with oil in it. Add cashew nuts and fry for half a minute or until lightly golden brown, drain out using slotted spoon.
  2. Add in chopped onion and garlic, stir and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes then stir in remaining ingredients except green onions gradually while tossing constantly.
  3. Stir fry for 5 – 6 minutes or until the running liquid disappears.
  4. Stir in fried cashew nuts and transfer into serving platter, garnish with chopped green onion, serve warm and enjoy.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 2

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