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Three-Cup Mushrooms Recipe

Three-Cup Mushrooms Recipe

Three-Cup Mushrooms Recipe

The Taiwanese are fond of preparing dishes using three principle ingredients in equal proportions, namely sesame oil, soy sauce and rice wine, hence the name “three-cup”. There are many threecup dishes in Taiwanese cuisine, and they include three-cup chicken, three-cup duck, three-cup thousand-year-old egg, three-cup squid and three-cup fish. For this dish, you can add any type of fresh mushrooms available.

Ingredients :

  • 30 g (1 oz) basil
  • Dark sesame oil for stir-frying
  • 4 thin slices ginger
  • 10 cloves garlic, peeled and left whole
  • 15 g (1/2 oz) red chilli, sliced
  • 500 g (1 lb 11/2 oz) fresh mushrooms of choice, wiped and trimmed

Seasoning

  • 2 Tbsp dark sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp thick soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp light soy sauce

Method :

  1. Rinse the basil and pluck the leaves. Discard the stems.
  2. Heat some dark sesame oil in a wok over medium heat. Add the ginger and stir-fry until the ginger turns golden brown and crisp.
  3. Add the garlic and chilli and stir-fry for 30 seconds.
  4. Increase to high heat and add the mushrooms, followed by the seasoning. Stir-fry until the sauce is reduced.
  5. Add the basil leaves and stir-fry for 10 seconds.
  6. Dish out and serve immediately.

Serves 4

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Source :
HOME-STYLE
TAIWANESE COOKING
Family Favourites – Classic Street Foods – Popular Snacks
by : Tsung-Yun Wan

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