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Dried Premium Shiitake Mushrooms

Shiitake Mushrooms (some times called “Chinese Black Mushrooms” or “Forest Mushrooms”) are among the most commonly eaten mushrooms in the world. Native to Asia, they are a versatile and affordable part of many traditional Chinese and Japanese dishes in which they are used in either fresh or dried forms.

  • Caps range from 2 to 4 inches in diameter

  • Earthy, full-bodied flavor, identical to common shiitake mushrooms

  • Firm, meaty textureChExcellent base flavor for numerous dishes

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    Suggested uses

  • An elegant, earthy complement to vegetarian risotto and pasta dishes

  • Add depth of flavor to stir-fries

  • Add rich umami flavor to sauces and soups

  • A delicious accent flavor with steak or chicken

  • Pulverize dry shiitake mushrooms to create a multi-purpose “umami powder” that enhances meat, vegetables, starches, grains and sauces

  • Basic prep

    Rinse mushrooms under cold running water to remove any possible debris. To rehydrate prior to use, place desired amount in a bowl, and cover with boiling water. Let soak for 15 to 20 minutes, then rinse well. Or, rinse well and add directly to recipe that will cook for at least 25 minutes.


    Shiitake mushrooms.

    Classic recipe

    Mushroom Salad with Ponzu Dressing

    This cooked salad highlights the large, meaty caps, intense flavor and beautiful appearance of our Flower Top Shiitake Mushrooms, alongside several other varieties often found in Japanese cuisine. The variety of sizes, shapes and flavors makes for a visually appealing salad, and the bold, bright dressing perfectly contrasts the earthiness of the mushrooms.