Braised Mushrooms

Ingredients

20 -(up to)
24 Dried black mushrooms
1 slc Fresh ginger root
3 -(up to)
4 tablespoons Oil
1 cup Stock
2 tablespoons Soy sauce
1 teaspoon Sugar
1/2 teaspoon Salt
3 dsh Sesame oil, more or less

Preparation

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1. Soak dried mushrooms. Then squeeze dry and cut off stem ends. Mince ginger root.
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2. Heat oil in a heavy pan. Stir-fry ginger a few times. Add mushrooms and stir-fry gently to coat with oil.
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3. Add stock, soy sauce and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring, then simmer, covered, until mushrooms absorb most of the liquid (about 1 hour).
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4. Sprinkle with salt and sesame oil. Serve hot or cold (whole, sliced, or in bite-size pieces).
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VARIATIONS: For the soy sauce, substitute sherry.
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In step 2, brown a crushed garlic clove and remove before adding the ginger and mushrooms.
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In step 3, add 1 clove star anise.

 



Yield:

8.0 servings

Added:

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 - 12:03am

Creator:

Anonymous

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