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Wasabi Soy Shiitake Mushrooms

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These soy shiitake mushrooms come with a wasabi kick! A low carb and keto friendly Japanese-inspired side dish recipe.

Wasabi Soy Shiitake Mushrooms - a low carb Japanese-inspired side dish recipe

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This Japanese-inspired dish only requires a few ingredients and has amazing flavor! Shiitake mushrooms are native to East Asia, and are prized for their rich and savory umami flavor. They're a good source of vitamin B5, copper (sounds strange, but it is one of the few metallic elements that is essential for maintaining normal metabolic processes and a healthy cardiovascular system!), selenium, and panthothenic acid.

Wasabi Soy Shiitake Mushrooms - a low carb Japanese-inspired side dish recipe

Feel free to adapt the amount of wasabi paste used to suit your preferences (you can buy the paste from Amazon or next time you order some takeout sashimi – save some of the wasabi that they provide)!

How to Make Wasabi Soy Shiitake Mushrooms

Heat some butter and oil together in a skillet. Add the sliced mushrooms and sauté for 10 minutes until cooked through.
 
Whisk the soy sauce (or tamari for gluten free) and wasabi together in a small bowl, then add to the mushrooms.
Wasabi Soy Shiitake Mushrooms - a low carb Japanese-inspired side dish recipe
 
Heat the sauce through then transfer to a serving dish. Garnish with finely sliced green onion.
Wasabi Soy Shiitake Mushrooms - a low carb Japanese-inspired side dish recipe
 
The combination of the softy, buttery mushrooms with the soy sauce and wasabi is fantastic! 
Wasabi Soy Shiitake Mushrooms - a low carb Japanese-inspired side dish recipe
 
This dish would be a great accompaniment to steak, pork, or chicken, or even something like my Crab-Topped Salmon recipe!
Wasabi Soy Shiitake Mushrooms

Wasabi Soy Shiitake Mushrooms

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

These soy shiitake mushrooms come with a wasabi kick! A low carb and keto friendly Japanese-inspired side dish recipe.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbs unsalted butter
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 7 oz (200g) shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • ¼ cup soy sauce (or tamari for gluten free)
  • ½ tsp wasabi paste
  • 1 small green onion, finely sliced

Instructions

  1. Heat the butter and oil together in a skillet. Add the mushrooms and sauté for 10 minutes until cooked through.
  2. Whisk the soy sauce and wasabi together in a small bowl, then add to the mushrooms.
  3. Heat the sauce through then serve, garnished with the green onion.

Notes

4g net carbs per serving (quarter of the recipe)

Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size Quarter of the recipe
Amount Per Serving Calories 133Total Fat 12gSaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 23mgSodium 816mgCarbohydrates 5gNet Carbohydrates 4gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 3g

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