Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 40 mins

This recipe, served during the Chinese New Year, represents abundance, increasing wealth and prosperity in the coming year.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix 1 cup boiling water and shiitake mushrooms in a bowl. Cover and let stand 20 minutes. Drain mushrooms in a colander over a bowl, reserving liquid. Rinse mushrooms. Remove and discard stems then cut each cap into quarters. Set aside.
  2. Mix soy sauce, wine, and sugar in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.
  3. Heat a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil and ginger to pan then sauté 30 seconds. Add reserved mushrooms sautéing 1 minute. Add reserved mushroom liquid and broth and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes.
  4. Mix oyster sauce and cornstarch in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Stir into mushroom mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from heat and keep warm.
  5. Heat a wok or large skillet over high heat. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan. Add garlic and stir-fry 10 seconds. Add bok choy and stir-fry 2 minutes or until bok choy begins to soften. Add lettuce and stir-fry 2 minutes or until lettuce wilts. Stir in mushroom mixture and soy sauce mixture; cook 3 minutes or until bok choy is tender.