Button Mushrooms in Soy Sauce

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Ken Hom's Vegetarian Cookery

By Ken Hom

Published 1995

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Button mushrooms are unknown in the East, but I have found that they, like all good edible fungi, are perfectly amenable to Chinese and other Southeast Asian spices and seasoning.


  • 2 teaspoons oil, preferably groundnut
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 450


Heat a wok or large frying-pan and add the oil. Put in the garlic and stir-fry for 30 seconds. Add the mushrooms and stir-fry for 1 minute. Stir in the soy sauce, sugar and rice wine. Turn the heat down and simmer slowly for 5 minutes, stirring from time to time. When the mushrooms are cooked, turn the heat back to high and continue stirring until most of the liquid has evaporated and the dish