Jumbo Stuffed Shiitake Mushrooms

These pork-stuffed shitake mushrooms are loaded with savory, sweet and spicy flavor.


  • 2 jumbo shiitake mushrooms
  • 200 grams ground pork
  • 1/4 onion
  • 1 egg
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Flour
  • Vegetable oil
  • Green onions
  • White sesame seeds
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Sauce:
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mirin
  • 1 tablespoon sake
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 pieces chili


  1. Finely chop the onion and garlic.
  2. Cut the stems off the shiitake mushrooms and chop finely. Sprinkle the shiitake mushrooms with flour.
  3. In a bowl, combine the chopped stems, ground pork, onions, egg, garlic, salt and pepper and mix well.
  4. Stuff each shiitake mushroom cap with the meat mixture.
  5. Heat some oil in a frying pan and place stuffed shiitake mushrooms on with the meat side down. Cover and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Flip them over and cook covered for another 5 minutes.
  6. Add in ingredients for the sauce right into the pan and cook until thickened.
  7. Transfer stuffed mushrooms onto a plate and sprinkle on green onions and sesame seeds.
  8. Dip into egg yolk if desired.