MAPLE SESAME SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS

DeRose Method Meatless Gourmet Meals

SHIITAKE SESAME SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS OVER JASMINE RICE

INGREDIENTS (for two people)

  • 1/2 pound shiitake mushrooms, stems removed and slied lengthwise
  • 1/2 pound portobello, sliced lenthwise
  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 tbsp black sesame seeds

SESAME MAPLE SAUCE

  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoons mandarin juice
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 small garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons chives

METHOD

  1. Cook 1 cup jasmine rice in 2 cups of water as directed by the brand of choice.
  2. Slice shiitake mushrooms and remove stems. Cut bell pepper into strips.
  3. Prepare the sesame and maple sauce. Mix all ingredients in a bowl, taste and adjust with a little more soy sauce or a little more maple syrup depending on your taste.
  4. In a skillet sauteé bell pepper with shiitake mushrooms for 4 minutes.
  5. Once they are more golden and have softened, add the sesame maple sauce.
  6. Cook for 5 minutes or until sauce thickens.
  7. Serve shiitake mushrooms on a bed of jasmine rice with chopped chives on top.

Recipe and pictures credits to www.comocomecami.com