Enoki mushrooms are the long-stemmed mushrooms that are commonly found in Asian cuisine. A fast and flavorful side dish that goes nicely with an Asian-inspired meals. They'd also be delicious topped with a stir-fry.

Very Simple Enoki Mushrooms Recipe | What is Enoki Mushroom

What exactly is an enoki mushroom?

You've probably seen enoki mushrooms in photos of ramen or hot pot: they look like long, white noodles. Here's what you should know about this species:

The enoki mushroom is a type of edible mushroom that resembles long strings of noodles. Enoki mushrooms are commonly used in Japanese cuisine as enokitake, and in Chinese cuisine as golden needle or lily mushrooms.
Where can I find it? This type of mushroom can be found at some grocery stores, health food stores, and Asian grocery stores. It's also available at farmer's markets.
How does an enoki mushroom taste? The thin strands of this mushroom give it a crispness and a delicate, savoury flavour. 

Enoki Mushrooms with Garlic & Scallion Sauce - The Woks of Life  

Cook time 5 Min

1 Person

8 oz. enoki mushrooms
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 large garlic clove, finely chopped
1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
½ teaspoon fresh ginger, coarsely grated


  1. Remove and discard the bottom 2 inches of the mushrooms. Gently separate the mushroom filaments.

  2. In a medium-sized nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Cook until the garlic is aromatic, about 1 minute. Stir-fry the mushrooms for about 2 minutes, or until they begin to wilt. Toss in the soy sauce and ginger to coat. Cook for another 1 to 2 minutes.


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