Wild Shitake Mushroom and Choko Leaf Stir Fry: Nam Xao La Su Su

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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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

  1. In a hot wok, add oil followed by garlic and shallots, then cook until fragrant.
  2. Add the shiitake mushrooms and stir-fry for 1 minute. 
  3. Now add the choko (choyote) leaves and stir-fry for 2 minutes or until wilted. 
  4. Season with pinch salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and soy sauce, and then stir-fry for a further minute. 
  5. Serve with jasmine rice.

Cook’s Note

Choko leaves can be found at specialty Asian markets

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