Shiitake and glass noodles soup

Please slice the shiitake thickly and enjoy its chewy texture. The soup also has a delicious taste that gradually absorbs into the body when the shiitake mushrooms are added. Ginger is also added, which is good for the body. Please try various arrangements.

Discover the intriguing contrast in textures between Chinese and Japanese glass noodles. Chinese glass noodles, made from mung beans, boast a firm and slippery texture. On the other hand, Japanese glass noodles, crafted from potatoes, offer a soft and jiggly bite. Enjoy this unique culinary difference.

Ingredients (4 persons)

  • 10g Dried shiitake mushroom
  • 30g Glass noodles
  • 100g Ground pork
  • a clove of Garlic (chopped)
  • 1/2 a stick Japanese Leek(Green Onion)
  • 3 leaves Cabbage
  • 1/2Tbsp Sesame oil
  • 20g Ginger (grated)
  • 2Tbsp Chicken broth mix (Seasoning A)
  • 800ml Water (Seasoning A)
  • 1Tbsp Sake (Seasoning B)
  • 1tsp Oyster sauce (Seasoning B)
  • a pinch of Salt and pepper (Seasoning B)


Rehydrate the dried shiitake mushrooms and slice them into thick slices. Soak the glass noodles in hot water and cut into easy-to-eat pieces.
Cut the leeks into 5 mm wide diagonal slices. Cut the cabbage into 5 mm wide strips.
Heat sesame oil in a pan and fry the garlic until fragrant, then fry the ground pork.
Next, add the spring onions and cabbage and stir-fry, then add the glass noodles and shiitake mushrooms.
Add seasoning A, bring to the boil, remove the scum, season with seasoning B, turn off the heat and add grated ginger.


Dried Shiitake mushrooms should be rehydrated in cold water to make them sweeter and tastier without any messy taste.

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