This recipe was made as part of a quest for the perfect marinated shiitake. It wasn't the flavor I was originally after (tried to replicate Fogo De Chao ones), but it was equally good. Silky, slithery, smokey shiitake are very comfortable here in a slightly sweet and tangy marinade. —Eat Already!
fresh Shiitake mushrooms,stumps removed
whole dry cloves
inch piece of ginger, peeled and halved
In This Recipe
Place Shiitake caps in a saucepan. Pour water in add salt, bring to a boil and cook gently for about 5 minutes.
Drain the water into another saucepan, add remaining ingredients, stir well, bring to a boil. Immerse Shiitake into the marinade, and simmer for about 30 minutes. Let cool.
Remove cloves and allspice. Place mushrooms into a jar, add strained marinade. Keep refrigerated.