How To Cook Wood Ear Mushrooms?

How do you cook wood ear mushrooms?

Soak the wood ears in hot water to cover until soft, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Squeeze the mushrooms dry and cut to bite size.

In a wok or skillet, heat the sesame and peanut oils.

Add the garlic and ginger and stir over medium heat.

Can you eat wood ear mushrooms raw?

Wood Ear (木耳) Wood ear or black fungus (木耳) is an edible fungus that commonly used in Chinese cuisine. Wood ear should never be eaten raw, since it might contains bacteria. It could be directly used in stir-fry dish or soup.

How do you clean wood ear mushrooms?

Soak mushrooms in hot water for at least 15 minutes or until pliable. Rinse the mushrooms one by one under the sink and massage under the water until clean. Chop or thinly slice mushrooms for your recipe. Wood ear Mushrooms that are rehydrated are best used immediately for that meal only.

How do I identify wood ear mushrooms?



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