King Oyster Mushroom in Flavored Sesame Oil

Side Dish


  • 100g king oyster mushroom (about 2 large pieces)
  • 1 tablespoon mentsuyu (3x concentrated)
  • 1.5 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 0.25 teaspoon chicken bouillon powder
  • sesame seeds (optional)
  • black pepper (optional)


  1. Slice the king oyster mushrooms in half lengthways
  2. In a microwaveable bowl, place the mushrooms and add mentsuyu, sesame oil and chicken bouillon powder.
  3. Microwave on medium high (600 watts) for 3 minutes.
  4. Stir and let it sit for a while. Serve with sesame seeds and black pepper on top (optional)


  • If you have 2x concentrated mentsuyu, use 1.5 tablespoons.
  • You can try with other kinds of mushrooms like shimeji mushrooms or enoki mushrooms

Where is this recipe from?

Yuri Yamamoto, a famous blogger and cooking columnist. Published more than 10 recipe books and >6 million copies are sold.

I have been reading her blog for many years now. Not only her recipes are good, her writing is really good! She has this comedian touch which makes me giggle.