Beef with Ginger and Black Mushrooms

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a main dish with rice
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
Everyday Thai Cooking: Quick and Easy Family Style Recipes

By Katie Chin

Published 2013

  • About

This dish is inspired by a visit to Ko Khun Beef restaurant in Bangkok. Their slogan is "Heaven is for Beef Lovers," because their quality and selection of beef is out of this world! Always cut beef across the grain to ensure the most tender result. You can substitute dried black mushrooms with dried shiitake mushrooms if you wish.


  • 8 medium, dried black mushrooms
  • 10 oz (330 g) beef tenderloin or top sirloin, slice


  1. Soak the mushrooms in warm water until soft, about 30 minutes. Rinse in warm water and drain. Remove and discard stems and cut the caps in ½-inch (1.25 cm) pieces. Set aside
  2. Toss the beef with the all-purpose cornstarch, pepper, 1 teaspoon oil, and