Sandpot Casserole of Beef and Wild Mushrooms

Preparation info

  • Serves

    3 to 4

    as a Main Course
    • Difficulty


Appears in

China Moon Cookbook

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

This is a very straightforward winter-style stew of cubed beef and mushrooms. Porcini, shiitake, and oyster mushrooms would all be good here, as would a mixture of the three.

Like most stews, this one is best begun a day or more in advance and will gain in flavor upon reheating.


Marinade and Beef

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon mushroom soy sauce
  • 1


  1. Blend the marinade ingredients through the “goop” in a bowl big enough to hold the beef. Add the beef and toss well. Marinate at cool room temperature for 3 to 4 hours or refrigerate for up to 48 hours. Let come to room temperature before searing.
  2. Combine the aromatics in a small dish and seal until ready to use.
  3. Combine all of the sauce ingredients thro