Recipe courtesy of Luke Nguyen
Wild Shitake Mushroom and Choko Leaf Stir Fry: Nam Xao La Su Su
Total:
20 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
20 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced
  • 2 Asian shallots, diced
  • 7 ounces/200 g fresh shiitake mushrooms, stems trimmed
  • 1 bunch choko (chayote) leaves, picked into 1 1/2-inch/4 cm lengths (see Cook's Note)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • Serving suggestion: Cooked jasmine rice

Directions

In a hot wok, add oil followed by garlic and shallots, then cook until fragrant.

Add the shiitake mushrooms and stir-fry for 1 minute. 

Now add the choko (choyote) leaves and stir-fry for 2 minutes or until wilted. 

Season with pinch salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and soy sauce, and then stir-fry for a further minute. 

Serve with jasmine rice.

Cook's Note

Choko leaves can be found at specialty Asian markets

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