Grilled Shiitake Mushrooms with Garlic Butter

しいたけの醤油ガーリックバター焼き

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Preparation info

  • Serves:

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      15 min

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Japanese Food Made Easy

Japanese Food Made Easy

By Aya Nishimura

Published 2020

  • About

This is my favourite dish – it’s super fast and easy to make, with an amazing flavour. It might sound odd, but the Japanese love the combined flavour of butter and soy sauce – it’s very more-ish.

Ingredients

Fresh

  • 16 large shiitake mushrooms, stalks removed
  • 60 g ( oz) butter, softened

Method

Preheat the grill to medium–high.

Make a cross-shaped incision in the centre of the gills of each mushroom – this will help them absorb the butter and soy sauce.

Place the mushrooms on a shallow baking tray, gill side up. Smear the butter on the gills and stems, then put 2–3 slices of