Blanched bok choy with shiitake mushrooms

Blanched bok choy with shiitake mushrooms

18 ratings

Louis, student and amateur cook


„For having so few ingredients, this dish is full of tremendous flavor.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
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
Metric
Imperial
  • 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

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!