PERFECT Sauteed Shiitake Mushrooms Made In Just 15 Minutes

A plate of sauteed shiitake mushrooms with curly parsley on the side. A fork is on the plate and behind it is a basket of fresh mushrooms and a small bowl of parsley.

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These sauteed shiitake mushrooms are perfectly cooked and loaded with flavor. They're rich, buttery, and have a delicious umami flavor that'll keep you coming back for more. And the best part is this healthy side dish takes just 15 minutes to make! 


1 lb. shiitake mushrooms

2 tbsp olive oil

Salt and pepper, to taste

1 tbsp soy sauce

2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced


  1. Clean any dirt off the mushrooms.
  2. Slice or chop the shiitake mushrooms.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet, over medium-high heat.
  4. Add mushrooms, salt, and pepper, and cook them without stirring for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Give the skillet a good shake and continue to cook the mushrooms for 6-7 minutes or until they are soft.
  6. Turn off the heat and stir in soy sauce and sliced garlic. 
  7. Toss the mushrooms gently and cover them with a lid for 1 minute.


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