Shiitake and Zucchini Noodles

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 30 minutes
  • 2 servings

Shiitake mushrooms are popular in East Asia, and nowadays, in all parts of the globe. They comprise about 1/4 of the total global mushroom cultivation so that sure says a lot. Enjoy them in this noodle dish, with zucchini, spring onion, and few Asian ingredients like sesame oil and fish sauce. In the end, top them with some crunchy cashews!

Ingredients Needed for Shiitake and Zucchini Noodles

3 cups of vegetable stock
7 ounces of dried noodles
1 tablespoon sesame oil
6 ounces of shiitake mushroom
½ zucchini, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon chili flakes
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 spring onion, chopped
1 teaspoon fish sauce
cashew (optional)

How to Cook Shiitake and Zucchini Noodles

  1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat and pour the vegetable stock.
  2. Add the noodles and cook them according to the instructions on the package.
  3. Heat a wok over medium-high heat and add the sesame oil. Add the mushrooms and zucchini.
  4. Season with chili flakes, garlic, and cook for 2-3 minutes while stirring.
  5. Add the spring onion and the noodles. Add the fish sauce, stir, and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.

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