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Ginger Infused Marinated Shiitake Mushrooms

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Indulge in a delicious and nutritious treat with our Marinated Shiitake Mushrooms, carefully crafted to offer you a burst of flavour and a plethora of health benefits.

Our recipe begins with premium-quality shiitake mushrooms, renowned not only for their rich, earthy flavour but also for their impressive array of health benefits. Shiitake mushrooms are a great source of vitamins and minerals, including B vitamins, copper, and selenium. They are also loaded with antioxidants and contain compounds that are believed to boost the immune system and support heart health.

To enhance the natural goodness of the shiitake mushrooms, we marinate them in a delightful blend of soy sauce, rice vinegar, water, and ginger. This combination not only infuses the mushrooms with a deliciously tangy and savoury flavour but also provides additional health benefits.

Soy sauce adds depth of flavour while providing a rich source of essential amino acids and minerals. Rice vinegar not only contributes a subtle tanginess but also aids in digestion and may help regulate blood sugar levels. Ginger, renowned for its medicinal properties, not only adds a spicy kick but also provides anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits.

Whether added to salads, stir-fries, or enjoyed as a flavorful standalone appetizer, our Marinated Shiitake Mushrooms are sure to tantalize your taste buds while providing a nutritious boost to your diet. Enjoy the delicious flavour and numerous health benefits with every bite!

Marinated Shiitake Mushrooms

Catherine BarclayCatherine Barclay
Tangy and savoury Marinated Shiitake Mushrooms infused with soy sauce, rice vinegar, and ginger, perfect for adding depth and flavour to salads, stir-fries, or as a standalone appetizer.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 8 servings


  • 3 cups shiitake mushrooms sliced
  • ¼ cup low salt soy sauce
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • ½ cup water
  • cup fresh ginger grated


  • Combine all ingredients in a saucepan, bring to a boil, then reduce to simmer for 25 minutes. stir gently to prevent sticking.
  • Set aside to cool. Then, pour mushrooms into a glass jar. Place in the fridge and let marinate for at least 24 hrs.
Keyword plant-based, shiitake, vegan, wfpb, wholefoods
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Catherine Barclay
Catherine Barclay
Normally you might find me behind the coding of our sites but over the years I have become much more concerned about what has been happening in the kitchen as well - families do that for all of us don't they? Background experience is in Account Management and Web Development but as my passion has grown for WFPB so has my desire to speak out.

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