- Dried Shiitake Mushrooms are some of the most popular dried mushrooms available. This Asian-origin mushroom is a common ingredient in stir-fry dishes and soups. Dried mushrooms have a more concentrated flavor and must be rehydrated before using.
Quick Usage Ideas
- Always soak dried mushrooms in VERY hot water for 20 minutes or until soft before using. Do not use before rehydrating. Use mushrooms and strained broth in soups, sautés, stuffing and casseroles with meats and poultry.
- Shiitake Mushrooms are renowned for their medicinal qualities. They have been used to treat cancer and reputedly to prolong life.
Selection & Storage
- Store dried mushrooms in a cool, dry area, in an airtight container up to 1 year.
Garlic Shrimp and Mushroom Filling Ingredients: 1 .5-ounce package Frieda’s Dried Shiitake Mushrooms, rehydrated according to package directions, and chopped 1 cup cooked shrimp, finely chopped 1/2 cup chopped fresh brown mushrooms 1 green onion, minced 1 clove Frieda’s Fresh … Continue reading