Braised Shiitake Mushrooms

Braised Shiitake Mushrooms



20 Chinese dried shiitake mushrooms

2 sliced young gingers



2tbsp sesame oil

1tbsp oyster sauce

1tbsp light soy sauce

1tsp Chinese rice wine

¼ tsp salt or to taste

½ tsp sugar


400ml water, or adjust accordingly


Broccoli, add a pinch of salt and a few drops of oil to a pot of boiling water and blanch the broccoli for less than 1minute.


  1. Soak dried shiitake mushrooms in water for several hours or until soft, wash thoroughly till water running clear.
  2. Heat sesame oil in a wok over medium flame, add in ginger and stir fry till fragrant.
  3. Add in water and allow to boil.
  4. Add in mushrooms and season with oyster sauce and light soy sauce.
  5. Cover and simmer over low flame for about an hour or until gravy is thicken.
  6. Last seasoning with salt and sugar, then add in rice wine, and adjust the taste accordingly.
  7. Remove mushrooms and arrange on a serving plate, pour gravy over the mushrooms.
  8. Garnish with cooked broccoli.