Asian Cabbage and Shiitake Mushroom Stir-Fry

Asian Cabbage and Shiitake Mushroom Stir-Fry

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 25 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Try this delicious, Asian-inspired, vegetarian stir-fry dish made with Napa cabbage and shiitake mushrooms.


  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped peeled ginger
  • 4-ounce fresh shiitake mushrooms, stems discarded and caps cut into 1/4-inch wide strips
  • 2 pounds Napa cabbage, quartered lengthwise and cored, then cut crosswise into 1-inch wide pieces, about 15 cups
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Place the water, soy, vinegar, cornstarch, and sugar into a small bowl; stir and set aside.
  2. Place 1 tablespoon of oil into a large sauté pan and place over high heat until shimmering.
  3. Add the garlic and the ginger and stir-fry for 15 seconds, then add the mushrooms and cook for an additional 30 seconds.
  4. Drop in half of the cabbage and add a pinch of salt and pepper, and toss the mixture while cooking for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the remaining cabbage and cook for 3 minutes before pouring in the soy mixture, stirring and cooking for 1 minute.
  6. Add the scallions and an additional pinch of salt and pepper, stir and serve.


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