Shiitake Mushrooms With Scallions

Recipe by Scoutie
READY IN: 20mins


  • 1
    tablespoon peanut oil
  • 14
    lb sliced bacon, cut crosswise into 2 1/2-inch pieces
  • 12
    scallions, crushed with side of a heavy knife and coarsely chopped (white and pale green parts only)
  • 4
    large garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    teaspoon pepper
  • 1
    lb fresh shiitake mushroom, stems discarded


  • Heat a wok or 12-inch heavy skillet over high heat until a bead of water dropped onto cooking surface evaporates immediately. Add oil, swirling it around wok, and heat until it begins to smoke.
  • Add bacon and stir-fry until brown and crisp, about 3 minutes. Transfer with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain and reserve for another use.
  • Add scallions and garlic to bacon fat and stir-fry until fragrant, about 1 minute. Pour broth down side of wok (it will bubble vigorously), add salt and pepper, and bring to a boil. Add mushrooms, then reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, turning occasionally, until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Transfer mushrooms to a bowl with a slotted spoon and, when cool enough to handle, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Drizzle liquid over mushrooms if desired.