If you are looking for the best way to cook shiitake mushrooms on google or bing, I think you are in the right place. Because in this article, I will instruct you on how to cook shiitake mushrooms properly at home

1. How To Cook Shiitake Mushrooms


  • 8 oz fresh shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped green onions for garnish (optional)


First, clean the mushrooms, and rinse them quickly under cold running tap water to get rid of any dirt or debris attached to them. Next, shake off the excess water and pat it dry using kitchen towels. Then use a paring knife to discard the stems and slice them.

Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sliced shiitake mushrooms and saute for 4-5 minutes, or until they are golden brown and tender.

Add the minced garlic and saute for another minute, stirring constantly to prevent burning.

Add the soy sauce and butter to the skillet, and stir until the butter is melted and the soy sauce is evenly distributed.

Cook for another 1-2 minutes, or until the shiitake mushrooms are coated in the soy sauce mixture and the sauce has thickened slightly.

Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper to taste. Finally, garnish with chopped green onions if desired, and serve hot.

3. What To Eat With Sauteed Shiitake Mushrooms?

Rice or noodles – Shiitake mushrooms have an earthy, umami flavor that pairs perfectly with rice or noodles. Try serving the mushrooms over white or brown rice, soba noodles, ramen, or pasta.

Eggs – Add the sauteed mushrooms to an omelet or scrambled eggs. The mushrooms provide great flavor and texture.

Chicken or beef – Sauteed shiitakes are a nice topping for simply cooked chicken breasts, pork chops, or steak. The mushrooms offer extra richness.

Stir fries – Toss the mushrooms into any stir fry with veggies and protein. They’ll add hearty texture to the dish.

Sandwiches or burgers – Pile the mushrooms onto sandwiches, burgers or wraps for an extra flavor punch.

Salads – Fresh shiitake mushrooms taste delicious raw or sauteed over salad greens, with their captivating umami-ness.

Soups – Add the mushrooms to soups for a meaty, satisfying element. They work in miso soup, ramen, veggie soup and more.

Veggie sides – Sauteed shiitakes make a stellar side to complement roasted veggies, green beans, brussels sprouts and the like.

Now, you know how to cook shiitake mushrooms properly. After reading this article, I hope you will successfully apply what I have instructed. Good luck.
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Julia Jane is a home cook inspired by her mother's cooking. With the desire to share my cooking experiences with everyone, she created this website

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