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Golden Needle Mushroom Salad


  • Author: Maggie Zhu
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 2-3 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Ingredients

  • 1 stalk (300 grams / 10 ounces) golden needle mushrooms (enoki mushrooms), tough ends removed
  • 1 cucumber, sliced into strips
  • (optional) 1 jalapeno, cut into strips
  • 1 clove garlic, minced

For the sauce

  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil

Instructions

  1. Bring a medium-sized pot of water to a boil. Add golden needle mushrooms and cook over medium heat for 1 minute, until the mushrooms are just cooked through. Transfer mushrooms to a colander and run tap water over them to stop cooking. Drain and set aside.
    Golden Needle Mushroom Salad Cooking Process | omnivorescookbook.com Golden Needle Mushroom Salad Cooking Process | omnivorescookbook.com
  2. Prepare the rest of the vegetables. Combine mushrooms, cucumber, jalapeno, and garlic in a bowl.
    Golden Needle Mushroom Salad Cooking Process | omnivorescookbook.com Golden Needle Mushroom Salad Cooking Process | omnivorescookbook.com
  3. Mix light soy sauce, sugar, salt, and sesame oil in a small bowl.
    Golden Needle Mushroom Salad Cooking Process | omnivorescookbook.com
  4. Right before serving, pour sauce over the salad and mix well. Serve immediately as a side or an appetizer.
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