How to Perfectly Cook Braised Mushrooms in Soy Sauce?

Q: Can I use different types of mushrooms for this recipe?
A: Yes, you can use various types of mushrooms, but adjust the cooking time accordingly.

Q: Is it necessary to blanch the mushrooms before stir-frying?
A: Blanching mushrooms helps to clean them and partially cook them, ensuring they absorb the flavors better during stir-frying.

Braised Mushrooms in Soy Sauce


  • Mushrooms, 200g
  • Ginger, 5 slices
  • Garlic, 6 slices
  • Light soy sauce, 2 tablespoons
  • Dark soy sauce, 1 tablespoon
  • Oyster sauce, 1 tablespoon
  • Sugar, 15g
  • Water starch (cornstarch slurry), 2 tablespoons
  1. Blanch mushrooms in boiling water for 5 minutes, then drain.
  2. Heat oil to medium heat, then sauté ginger and garlic slices.
  3. Add mushrooms and stir-fry briefly.
  4. Pour in the mixed soy sauces, oyster sauce, and sugar.
  5. Add water starch to thicken the sauce.
  6. Stir-fry until the sauce is evenly distributed and adjust the color with dark soy sauce if needed.
  7. Serve the mushrooms hot.
  • Calories: Moderate
  • Protein: High in mushrooms
  • Carbohydrates: Low
  • Fats: Low
  • Rich in micronutrients from mushrooms
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