Blanched bok choy with shiitake mushrooms

Blanched bok choy with shiitake mushrooms

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
20
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
10 baby bok choy
100 ml water
1 clove garlic
5 g dried shiitake mushrooms
3 tbsp vegetable oil (divided)
1½ tbsp salt (divided)
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
1 tbsp corn starch
1 tbsp sugar
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Utensils

  • large saucepan
  • tongs
  • large frying pan
  • 2 large bowls
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • small bowl
  • bowl for serving

Enjoy with

Fino sherry
A bone-dry sherry goes well with the oyster and soy sauces in this dish.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
394
Protein
32g
Fat
14g
Carb
53g

Step 1/5

Soak dried shiitakes in hot water in a large bowl for approx. 20 min. until the caps are tender. Save the water. Mince garlic and ginger. Remove stems from shiitake and cut a cross into the top.
  • 30 dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 100 ml water
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 5 ginger
  • large bowl
  • cutting board
  • knife

Soak dried shiitakes in hot water in a large bowl for approx. 20 min. until the caps are tender. Save the water. Mince garlic and ginger. Remove stems from shiitake and cut a cross into the top.

Step 2/5

Wash bok choy and cut a cross near the roots.
  • 10 baby bok choy

Wash bok choy and cut a cross near the roots.

Step 3/5

Bring a large saucepan of water with oil and salt to a boil. Dip the roots of the bok choy into the water for approx. 20 sec., then immerse all of it for approx. 1 min. Transfer to an ice bath to stop cooking process.
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • large saucepan
  • tongs
  • large bowl

Bring a large saucepan of water with oil and salt to a boil. Dip the roots of the bok choy into the water for approx. 20 sec., then immerse all of it for approx. 1 min. Transfer to an ice bath to stop cooking process.

Step 4/5

In a small bowl, mix together oyster sauce, dark soy sauce, corn starch, and reserved mushroom water to form a thick sauce. Heat up oil in a large frying pan and sauté ginger and garlic over medium heat for approx. 1 min. Add shiitakes, sugar, and salt and stir fry for approx. 1 min. Deglaze with sauce, stir thoroughly, and remove from heat.
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tbsp salt
  • large frying pan
  • small bowl

In a small bowl, mix together oyster sauce, dark soy sauce, corn starch, and reserved mushroom water to form a thick sauce. Heat up oil in a large frying pan and sauté ginger and garlic over medium heat for approx. 1 min. Add shiitakes, sugar, and salt and stir fry for approx. 1 min. Deglaze with sauce, stir thoroughly, and remove from heat.

Step 5/5

Arrange bok choy in a bowl for serving. Place the shiitake mushrooms in the center. Garnish with sauce. Enjoy!
  • bowl for serving

Arrange bok choy in a bowl for serving. Place the shiitake mushrooms in the center. Garnish with sauce. Enjoy!