Stir-fried Elm Fungi with Assorted Vegetables


Ingredients: 50g dried elm fungi, 150g red pepper, 200g celery, 200g black mushrooms (soaked), some grated ginger


  • Group A : 1 tsp. sesame oil, 1 tsp. light soy sauce, 1 tsp. crushed brown slab sugar, 1 tsp. black bean soy sauce, some pepper powder
  • Group B : a pinch of sea salt, 1 tsp. black bean soy sauce, 1 tsp. sesame oil


  1. Soak elm fungi overnight. Replace water a few times until the water stays clear. (This step is to ensure the removal of sulfur.)
  2. Add 2 or 3 slices of ginger and half piece of brown slab sugar into a pot of water, and bring to the boil. Place elm fungi to boil for 5 to 8 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  3. Slice fungi into thin pieces. Marinate with seasonings in group A for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat wok with oil. Add grated ginger and all ingredients to stir fry for a while. Turn to low heat. Add seasonings in group B and some water to cook for 3 minutes.


  1. Can add some sesame oil before serving to enhance aroma.


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