Chili Mushrooms with Cashew Nuts

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Floyd's Great Curries

By Keith Floyd

Published 2004

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Do take the trouble to find the right mushrooms for this dish. White mushrooms do not have the necessary flavor. It may look like a complicated recipe, but it is really worth the trouble for that authentic Chinese taste.


  • 12 oz/350 g oyster or Chinese mushrooms, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 1 inch/


Put the grated ginger in a small pan, then cover with water and boil for about 1 minute. Strain and keep the water, discarding the ginger.

Blanch the mushrooms in the ginger water for about 1 minute, then drain well. Cook the mushrooms in hot vegetable oil for about 1 minute to seal, then drain and set aside.

Put all the sauce ingredients into a small bowl, then mix together and