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Wood ears

About the ingredient wood ears. Including 16 recipes with wood ears.



In Chinese:木耳边
British (UK) term: Wood ears
en français:oreilles de bois
en español:orejas de madera

Recipes using wood ears

There are 16 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Easy Sweet and Sour Veggie Salad

Easy Sweet & Sour Veggie Salad

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Sweet, sour and slightly spicy. Cucumber, sweet bell pepper, carrots, wood ears and smoked tofu are tossed with rice vinegar, maple syrup, sesame oil, soy sauce and Korean chili pepper. A very tasty side dish that goes well with all your favorite Korean dishes or most of the main courses.

Shiitake and Veggie Stew with Garlic-Black Bean Sacue

Shiitake & Veggie Stew with Garlic-Black Bean Sacue

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Shiitake mushrooms, a few different vegetables, garlic-black bean sauce, and glass noodles make this soup packed with great flavors and nutrients. Enjoy it with a refreshing and light salad aside.

Chilled Cucumber and Woodear Mushroom Salad

Chilled Cucumber & Woodear Mushroom Salad

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Nutritionally boost your day with this chilled cucumber and wood ear mushroom salad, it’s an effective way of getting flavour and nutrients rolled up into one meal. Eating cucumber, a chilled one especially, not only thaw any encumbrances in the digestive tract, but also goes flavourfully on the tongue. Wood ear mushroom, commonly sold in Asian markets, is a dear ingredient-mate of the cucumber in the cooking of this tantalizing salad. If you’re struggling to find wood ear mushrooms then Oyster mushrooms would be an excellent replacement. Furthermore if you don’t have access to Japanese cucumber, then the ordinary type of cucumber would be perfectly fitting too. Also if you’re buying them fresh, then instead of boiling, blanch them by dropping the oyster mushrooms into boiling water for 30 seconds to a minute at the most, then submerge them in an ice bath to stop the cooking process. The glossy look of this salad is not only pleasing on the eye, but contributes perfectly to a balanced diet. Wood ear is known for its ability to reduce cholesterol in the body, aid blood circulation, and improve melanin and keratin efficiency too. Cucumber will not be left behind as it can also help in weight loss, hydration, is good for eyesight, among other benefits. And if you take a look at the other ingredients, sesame seed, ginger, lime etc. you should definitely add this to your recipe book! Let us get into its preparation without further ado. Shall we….

Cabbage and Shiitake Pot Sticky Buns

Cabbage & Shiitake Pot Sticky Buns

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After a few potsticker recipes, I finally made my very first bunch of pot sticky buns (another popular food in China). They came out soft, and quite delicious. Nicely browned and crispy at the bottom. It's an excellent way to use up some of our fresh veggies.

Shiitake, Green Bean and Potato Miso Stew

Shiitake, Green Bean & Potato Miso Stew

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Shiitake mushrooms, tofu and potatoes are like sponge that soak all the great flavor from the miso stew. Green beans add bright color and nice crisp, and the glass noodles give a bit chewiness and some healthy calories that are good for you.

Potstickers (??)

Potstickers (??)

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Making pot stickers are pretty much as same as making dumplings, the only thing different is how to cook them. Instead of boiling in the water, we fry them in a nonstick skillet with a bit oil, which really develops a layer of golden, brown and crispy bottoms with great texture. Serve these yummy pot stickers with a mixture of rice vinegar, a little bit soy sauce, a dash of sesame oil and splash of hot pepper oil.

Sugar Snap Pea, Shiitake and Tofu Stir-Fry

Sugar Snap Pea, Shiitake & Tofu Stir-Fry

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Make this easy, tasty and light stir-fry for a quick week-night meal with a bowl of steamed rice or a few slices of bread.

Shiitake and Sweet Potato Japchae

Shiitake & Sweet Potato Japchae

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Look for sweet potato noodles in Asian or Korean grocery stories, or use soba noodles or even spaghetti works too. The dish is super easy to prepare, and it tastes delicious. If you are a big fan on Asian flavor, such as sesame oil, sesame seeds, and soy sauce, etc, you will not be able to resist this mouth-watering Japchae.

Lotus Root and Wood Ear Salad with Soy-Ginger Dressing

Lotus Root & Wood Ear Salad with Soy-Ginger Dressing

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A refreshing, tasty and light salad is made with crunchy lotus roots, carrot, celery and wood ears, tossed with a flavorful soy-ginger dressing. Make it a day ahead, keep in the refrigerator overnight.


Sliced Pork with Wood Ear Fungus

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A delicious Chinese stir-fry is perfect for a busy work-day dinner.


Awesome Mandarin Hot & Sour Soup

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Mandarin Hot and Sour Soup recipe


Famous Hot & Sour Soup

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Famous Hot and Sour Soup recipe

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