amai mushrooms

amai mushrooms

prep time: 10mins
cook time: 10mins

the humble mushroom gets a saucy makeover with this plant-based recipe. this dish would work well as part of a plant based ‘donburi’ rice bowl together with thai jasmine rice + fresh crunchy vegetables



mushrooms 1 tbsp vegetable oil 200g mushrooms (any will do) 2 tbsp gyoza sauce 1 tsp amai sauce coriander + chilli to garnish

gyoza sauce 1 garlic clove pinch of sea salt 1/2 red chilli 50ml malt vinegar (vg) 1 tbsp caster sugar 125ml light soy sauce 1 tsp sesame oil


  1. heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan over a high heat +, once hot, fry the king oyster mushrooms until browned

  2. add 1 tablespoon of the gyoza sauce + cook for 2–3 minutes until the sauce has been absorbed, then turn the mushrooms, add the remaining sauce + cook until it has been absorbed again

  3. serve with a drizzle of amai sauce + garnish with the fresh chilli + coriander

amai mushrooms faqs

what is amai sauce?

amai sauce or "sweet sauce" (あまいソース) is a delicious, sweet sauce from japan, similar to a thickened soy sauce. perfect for dipping perfect for dipping, or serving over noodles, grilled vegetables + tofu

what does amai mean in japanese?

amai (あまい|) means sweet in japanese. amai sauce is also delicious