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King Oyster Mushrooms

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


King oyster mushrooms have a deliciously meaty texture and savory flavor. Here’s more about these unique fungi, including recipes!


  • 8 ounces King oyster mushrooms
  • 2 medium garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce or tamari
  • 1/2 tablespoon mirin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha hot sauce (or other hot sauce)
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil (standard, not toasted)
  • Kosher salt


  1. Slice the mushrooms. Mince the garlic. In a small bowl, stir together the garlic with the tamari, mirin and Sriracha. 
  2. Heat the sesame oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the mushrooms and cook 3 to 4 minutes, turning occasionally as they start to brown. Add a few pinches of kosher salt while cooking. Pour in the bowl of sauce and continue cooking 1 to 2 minutes until browned and glossy.
  • Category: Side dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: King oyster mushrooms