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Chinese Mushrooms Recipes

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Whether you known them as dried Chinese mushrooms, black mushrooms or Shiitake mushrooms, Chinese mushrooms add an earthy flavor to numerous Chinese dishes. From steamed chicken to Mu Shu Pork, here are several recipes using Chinese mushrooms.

1. Mu Shu Pork

Mu Shu Pork
August Moon Restaurant located in Dallas and Plano, Texas.
The famous northern Chinese dish, with a selection of Chinese vegetables such as Chinese mushrooms, cloud ears, and lily buds representing a forest scene.

2. Shrimp With Chinese Greens

Shrimp with Chinese Greens
Rhonda Parkinson
An easy stir-fry - if using Chinese mushrooms, feel free to replace the chicken broth in the recipe with the same amount of (strained) liquid from soaking the mushrooms.

3. Shu Mai Dumplings

Steamed dumplings filled with Chinese mushrooms, fresh ginger, green onions, and Chinese seasonings.

4. Soy Sauce Chicken With Dried Shiitake Mushrooms

In many areas of the world Chinese black mushrooms are more commonly known as Shiitake mushrooms. In this recipe marinated chicken thighs are browned, and then simmered with onion in reserved marinade.

5. Steamed Cantonese Chicken

Chinese mushrooms add their own special flavor to this easy recipe.

6. Stir-fry Beef With Oyster Sauce

Thin slices of beef steak are marinated, and then finished off with Chinese mushrooms and snow peas in a special sauce in this recipe from Deh-Ta Hsiung.

7. Stir-fry Mushrooms in Oyster Sauce

Strained liquid from soaking the Chinese mushrooms forms the base of the oyster-flavored sauce, which also includes dark soy sauce and Chinese rice wine or dry sherry.

8. Stir-fry Fish Cubes

Chinese mushrooms add an earthy flavor to this recipe, reader-rated at 5 out of 5 stars.

9. Buddha's Delight

A simplified version of the popular vegetarian dish, traditionally served on the first day of Chinese New Year.

10. Braised Tofu

This recipe comes from Chef Theresa Lin.

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