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Wild Mushrooms With Homemade Fried Garlic Bits in Oyster Sauce

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Wild Mushrooms With Fried Garlic Bits in Oyster Sauce

Wild Mushrooms With Fried Garlic Bits in Oyster Sauce

Wild mushrooms may vary—some are edible while some are poisonous. Make sure to thoroughly clean the mushrooms before cooking it to avoid gastrointestinal discomfort.

While having a vacation, I grabbed the opportunity to be more adventurous when it comes to food. I joined a group to harvest mushrooms on the side of a mountain. As a result, I was able to create an easy to follow exotic food recipe. Let me teach you how to cook wild mushrooms with homemade fried garlic bits in oyster sauce. It can be ready within 20 minutes.

Wild Mushrooms, Homemade Garlic Bits and Oyster Sauce

Wild Mushrooms, Homemade Garlic Bits and Oyster Sauce


  • 1 cup wild mushrooms, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons garlic bits, fried
  • black pepper, to taste


For Preparing the Ingredients:

  • 1 Medium Bowl
  • 2 Small Bowls
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons

For Cooking the Dish:

  • Pan
  • Cooking Spoon

Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

5 min

15 min

20 min


Step-by-Step Procedure


  1. Bring water to boil. Cook wild mushrooms until tender.
  2. Stir-fry mushroom with oyster sauce and black pepper over medium heat for about 3 minutes.
  3. Toss homemade fried garlic bits. Immediately turn off the heat.
  4. Serve as a main dish or side dish. It perfectly matches with rice.

Tips and Techniques

  • Add garlic bits at the last stage of cooking to maintain its crunchiness.
  • Sprinkle fried garlic bits on top before serving to add more crunch.
  • Cook freshly picked mushroom in one time and keep it in the freezer for future use.
  • Portion cook mushrooms before keeping it to make it ready for use.

How to Clean Freshly Picked Wild Mushrooms?

  1. Scrape off some outer parts of the stems.
  2. Soak mushroom in a slightly salted water to remove impurities.
  3. Change water as often as needed.
  4. Rinse it with cool water to totally remove any dirt.
  5. Pat dry with paper towels.

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Travel Chef (author) from Manila on July 30, 2018:

Hi Liz,

Yes! I love simple, but delicious recipes. I cook with no stress at all. I use what's available and make a recipe out of it.

Liz Westwood from UK on July 30, 2018:

I love your recipes, as they are great-tasting without a long list of ingredients that are hard to come by.

Travel Chef (author) from Manila on July 29, 2018:

Hello Pamela,

It was my first time to harvest wild mushrooms. One of the most treasured experiences during my vacation. Though I agree with you, I am no expert as well when it comes to deciding which one is edible and non-edible.

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on July 29, 2018:

I have never picked wild muchrooms, and would be afraid of picking the wrong ones. I do think your recipe sounds excellent.

Travel Chef (author) from Manila on July 29, 2018:

Hi Eman,

I agree wih you. Mushrooms are my one of my favorite ingredients that I can add in any kind of dishes.

Eman Abdallah Kamel from Egypt on July 29, 2018:

Looks delicious and of course, Mushroom is very useful.

Travel Chef (author) from Manila on July 29, 2018:

Hello Mary,

Me too, I love these mushrooms as well. I can't deny how much I enjoyed this simple dish. The umami taste of these mushrooms, the sweetness and saltiness of oyster sauce and of course the crunchiness of garlic blended so well.

Mary Norton from Ontario, Canada on July 29, 2018:

I love these mushrooms. Reminded me of some of my favourites growing up. They are so delicate and taste so good.

Travel Chef (author) from Manila on July 29, 2018:

Hi Rinita,

Yes, you can use any kind of mushroom. The most common mushrooms available in the market are shiitake and button so you can try these two.

Rinita Sen on July 29, 2018:

How incredibly simple! Does this work with regular button mushrooms?

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