How to Cook Braised Shiitake Mushrooms With Broccoli

This is a simple dish yet it has a sumptuous outlook. The colour contrast between black & shiny mushrooms and bright green broccoli makes this dish look impressive. Suited to be served in a banquet.

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How to Cook Braised Shiitake Mushrooms With Broccoli Recipe
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Prepare all ingredients needed to cook this dish.

Prepare all ingredients needed to cook this dish.

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Also, have ready all the seasonings needed.

Also, have ready all the seasonings needed.

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Soak dried shiitake mushroom in water until slightly soft.

Soak dried shiitake mushroom in water until slightly soft.

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Strain and retain 1 1/2 cup of mushroom water (from soaked mushrooms).

Strain and retain 1 1/2 cup of mushroom water (from soaked mushrooms).

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Drained the rehydrated shiitake mushrooms.

Drained the rehydrated shiitake mushrooms.

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Using a pair of scissors or sharp knife, cut and remove the stems from the softened mushrooms.

Using a pair of scissors or sharp knife, cut and remove the stems from the softened mushrooms.

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Set aside the mushrooms for use later.

Set aside the mushrooms for use later.

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Soaked the broccoli in salt water for about 5 minutes and then rinse to remove any dirt.

Soaked the broccoli in salt water for about 5 minutes and then rinse to remove any dirt.

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Then cut the cleaned broccoli into florets by cutting them off from the stem.

Then cut the cleaned broccoli into florets by cutting them off from the stem.

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Skinned and cut ginger into slices.

Skinned and cut ginger into slices.

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Cut one carrot into slices.

Cut one carrot into slices.

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Boil some water in a wok and add in salt.

Boil some water in a wok and add in salt.

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Blanch broccoli florets in the boiling water for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove the broccoli florets with a ladle and drained dry. Set aside for later use.

Blanch broccoli florets in the boiling water for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove the broccoli florets with a ladle and drained dry. Set aside for later use.

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In the same wok, blanch the sliced carrots for 1 minute and set aside. And we're ready to cook the dish!

In the same wok, blanch the sliced carrots for 1 minute and set aside. And we're ready to cook the dish!

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Heat up oil in a wok and saute the cut ginger slices.

Heat up oil in a wok and saute the cut ginger slices.

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Add in the drained and rehydrated shiitake mushrooms. Stir fry the mushrooms until fragrant.

Add in the drained and rehydrated shiitake mushrooms. Stir fry the mushrooms until fragrant.

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Add in sugar.

Add in sugar.

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Then a dash of ground white pepper.

Then a dash of ground white pepper.

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Next, add in oyster sauce.

Next, add in oyster sauce.

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Then, stir in soy sauce.

Then, stir in soy sauce.

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Next, add in a pinch of salt.

Next, add in a pinch of salt.

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Continue to stir fry making sure all the seasonings are infused into the mushrooms.

Continue to stir fry making sure all the seasonings are infused into the mushrooms.

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Lastly, pour in the retained mushroom water.

Lastly, pour in the retained mushroom water.

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Bring the mushroom fluid to a boil.

Bring the mushroom fluid to a boil.

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Cover & simmer over low heat for 15 minutes, making sure that the heat is giving a gentle simmer rather than a rapid boil. Stir and check on the mushrooms occasionally throughout the braising process.

Cover & simmer over low heat for 15 minutes, making sure that the heat is giving a gentle simmer rather than a rapid boil. Stir and check on the mushrooms occasionally throughout the braising process.

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Then stir in the sliced carrots.

Then stir in the sliced carrots.

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Thicken the shiitake mushrooms with a little cornstarch water. And we're done!

Thicken the shiitake mushrooms with a little cornstarch water. And we're done!

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To serve, place broccoli florets prepared earlier in a circle around a serving plate and place the braised mushrooms in the centre and serve immediate.

To serve, place broccoli florets prepared earlier in a circle around a serving plate and place the braised mushrooms in the centre and serve immediate.

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