Mushroom Shrimp Blossoms


Preparation info
  • They would make an excellent light appetizer for

    3 or 4

    people; for more as part of a buffet.
    • Difficulty


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By Irene Kuo

Published 1977

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These shrimp-filled mushrooms are steamed and served with a delicate sauce.


  • 12 large dried black Chinese mushrooms (presoaked)



Select mushrooms with thick caps and deep curved rims. Pour over them 1 cup hot water and soak for 30 minutes. Squeeze them over the bowl and rinse them briefly to remove any sand; squeeze them lightly to dry, then cut off the stems. Put the caps into a small saucepan, add the so