Chinese Mushroom in Spicy Soy Sauce (Vegan)

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Chinese Mushroom in spicy soy sauce recipe with step by step photos. This is a medium spicy sauce based dish made with white button mushrooms, soy sauce, scallions, garlic and spices. A vegan recipe.

garlic mushroom recipe

Both mushrooms and garlic make a good combination. I had made this saucy dish as an accompaniment, with the chili garlic noodles I had posted some time back.

The dish is medium spicy. Hence this spicy chinese mushroom dish goes very well with veg noodles, hakka noodles or chow mein.

You can even serve with fragrant rice like basmati rice or jasmine rice.

How to make Chinese mushrooms in spicy soy sauce

1. Dissolve 1 tbsp corn starch with 2 tbsp water to a smooth paste. Keep aside. Also, rinse and slice the mushrooms. Chop the spring onions, garlic and ginger too.

corn starch for garlic mushroom recipe

2. Heat 2 tbsp sesame oil (regular or toasted) in a pan or wok. Add 2 tsp finely chopped garlic and 1 to 1.5 tsp finely chopped ginger. Saute on a medium flame for half a minute.

garlic for garlic mushroom recipe

3. Then add 3 tbsp chopped spring onion whites or finely chopped onion. Saute for a minute.

spring onions for garlic mushroom recipe

4. Next add 1 to 2 tsp finely chopped celery. Celery is optional and you can skip it.

celery for garlic mushroom recipe

5. Next add ½ tsp crushed black pepper or pepper powder and 2 crushed sichuan peppers. Crush both ¼ tsp black pepper and the 2 sichuan peppers in a mortar-pestle. Stir and mix well with the rest of the mixture. If you do not have sichuan pepper, then skip them.

pepper for garlic mushroom recipe

6. Now add sliced or chopped white button mushrooms (200 grams).

mushrooms for garlic mushroom recipe

7. Saute the mushrooms on a medium flame.

mushrooms for garlic mushroom recipe

8. First the mushrooms would release a lot of water. continue to saute till all the water dries up and the mushrooms are cooked well.

mushroom for garlic mushroom recipe

9. Then add 1 tbsp naturally fermented soy sauce. For a gluten free version, use gluten free soy sauce.

soy sauce for garlic mushroom recipe

10. Next add 2 tsp red chili sauce or red chili paste. Red chili paste would make the sauce more spicy. You can add both the soy sauce and chili sauce as per your taste.

sauce for garlic mushroom recipe

11. Mix very well.

making garlic mushroom recipe

12. Pour ⅔ to ¾ cup veg stock or water. Stir well.

water for garlic mushroom recipe

13. add ¼ to ½ tsp sugar. Mix and stir.

adding sugar for garlic mushroom recipe

14. Then add the corn starch paste.

corn starch for garlic mushroom recipe

15. Stir very well after you add the corn starch.

preparing garlic mushroom recipe

16. Bring the sauce to a simmer on medium flame. Then add salt. Add less salt as soy sauce and chilli sauce already has salt in them.

salt for garlic mushroom recipe

17. Mix very well and continue to simmer till the sauce thickens.

making garlic mushroom recipe

18. Switch off the flame and lastly add 2 to 3 tbsp spring onion greens, ½ tsp rice vinegar and 1 tsp rice wine (optional).

making garlic mushroom recipe

19. Give a quick mix and serve this spicy Chinese mushroom sauce with veg fried rice, veg noodles, garlic fried rice, hakka noodles or 5 spice rice or burnt garlic fried rice or veg chowmein.

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Chinese Mushroom in Spicy Soy Sauce (vegan)

4.8 from 5 votes
This Vegan Chinese Mushroom Recipe is made in a medium spicy sauce with white button mushrooms, soy sauce, scallions, garlic and spices.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins

Cuisine Chinese, World
Course: Main Course
Diet: Vegan
Difficulty Level: Easy

Servings 2 to 3
Units

Ingredients

  • 200 grams white button mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoon sesame oil, regular or toasted
  • 2 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 1 to 1.5 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • 3 tablespoon chopped spring onion whites (scallions) or finely chopped onion
  • 1 to 2 teaspoon finely chopped celery (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon naturally fermented soy sauce or add as required
  • 2 teaspoon red chilli sauce or red chili paste or add as required
  • ½ teaspoon crushed black pepper or pepper powder or ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 sichuan pepper - crushed lightly in a mortar-pestle (optional)
  • ⅔ to ¾ cup vegetable stock or water
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch + 2 tablespoon water
  • ½ teaspoon rice vinegar or regular vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine (optional)
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoon spring onion greens
  • salt as required

Instructions

preparation

  • Rinse or wipe dry the mushrooms. Slice them and keep aside.
  • Chop the spring onions, garlic, ginger.
  • Crush the sichuan pepper and black pepper in a mortar-pestle.
  • Dissolve 1 tbsp corn starch with 2 tbsp water to a smooth paste. Keep aside.

Making Chinese Mushrooms in Spicy Soy Sauce

  • Heat 2 tbsp sesame oil in a pan or wok. Add 2 tsp finely chopped garlic and 1 to 1.5 tsp finely chopped ginger. Saute on a medium flame for half a minute.
  • Then add 3 tbsp chopped spring onion whites or finely chopped onion. Saute for a minute.
  • Next add 1 to 2 tsp finely chopped celery. Celery is optional and you can skip it.
  • Now add 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper or pepper powder and 2 sichuan pepper. Stir and mix well with the rest of the mixture.
  • Now add sliced or chopped white button mushrooms (200 grams).
  • Saute the mushrooms on a medium flame.
  • First the mushrooms would release a lot of water. Continue to saute till all the water dries up and the mushrooms are cooked well.
  • Then add 1 tbsp naturally fermented soy sauce. For a gluten free version, use gluten free soy sauce.
  • Next add 2 tsp red chilli sauce or red chili paste. Red chilli paste would make the sauce more spicy. You can add both the soy sauce and chilli sauce as per your taste. Mix very well.
  • Pour 2/3 to 3/4 cup vegetable stock or water.
  • Add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp sugar. Stir well.
  • Then add the corn starch paste.
  • Stir very well after you add the corn starch.
  • Bring the sauce to a simmer on medium flame. Then add salt. Add less salt as soy sauce and chilli sauce already has salt in them.
  • Mix very well and continue to simmer till the sauce thickens.
  • Switch off the flame and lastly add 2 to 3 tbsp spring onion greens, 1/2 tsp rice vinegar and 1 tsp rice wine (optional).
  • Give a quick stir and serve this spicy Chinese mushroom sauce with veg fried rice, veg noodles, garlic fried rice, hakka noodles or veg chowmein.

Nutrition Info Approximate values

Nutrition Facts
Chinese Mushroom in Spicy Soy Sauce (vegan)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 184 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 1204mg52%
Potassium 362mg10%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 1mg67%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 1mg59%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 4mg20%
Vitamin B6 1mg50%
Vitamin B12 1µg17%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Vitamin D 1µg7%
Vitamin E 1mg7%
Vitamin K 34µg32%
Calcium 12mg1%
Vitamin B9 (Folate) 27µg7%
Iron 1mg6%
Magnesium 13mg3%
Phosphorus 98mg10%
Zinc 1mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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14 Comments

  1. marvellous recipe!
    but i hv a doubt….can i add schezwan sauce instead of chili sauce?5 stars

  2. I tried today ginger garlic and I love it owsum and tastey. Very easy to make because of this amazing website. Thank you dassana amit.

    1. welcome santosh pleased to know this thank you for your positive views 🙂

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