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Shiitake Mushrooms with Bok Choy

Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Keyword: best shiitake mushrooms with bok choy recipe, chinese vegetable stir fry, easy shiitake mushrooms with bok choy recipe, plant based recipes, shiitake mushrooms with bok choy, vegan recipe
Servings: 4


  • 2.5 oz dried shiitake mushrooms 
  • 12 oz baby bok choy
  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 1 cup unsalted vegetable broth
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp shaoxing cooking wine
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce (vegan)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp dark soy sauce
  • salt to taste

Cornstarch Mixture

  • ½ tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp water


  • Soak the shiitake mushrooms in boiling hot water for 30 minutes (make sure to fully submerge in water). Once complete; rinse, squeeze and clean the mushrooms at least 2 times. Cut and remove the stems.
  • Clean and rinse the bok choy. Remove the bottom tips and slice in half (lengthwise).
  • In a wok/pan: Boil 2 cups of water. Add bok choy, place the lid on and blanch/steam for 1-2 minutes. Drain the bok choy in a strainer. Set aside.
  • Using the same wok/pan: Add 2 tbsp oil and shiitake mushrooms.
  • Then add soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, dark soy sauce, water, broth and mix. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Pour in cornstarch mixture (½ tbsp + 2 tbsp water). Cook for 3 minutes. Stir frequently until the sauce thickens.
  • Season with salt to taste.


  • Place the cooked bok choy on a plate and arrange in a circle.
  • Place the braised shiitake mushrooms in the center.

Serve with rice or noodles. Enjoy!