Shiitake and Zucchini Noodles

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 30 minutes
  • 2 servings

Shiitake mushrooms were 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 a few Asian ingredients like sesame oil and fish sauce. In the end, top them with 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 mushrooms
½ zucchini, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon chili flakes
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 spring onion, chopped
1 teaspoon fish sauce
cashews (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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