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Sticky Spiced Mushroom Skewers

Sticky Spiced Mushroom Skewers

Serves 2


2 tbsp dark soy sauce 1 tbsp Chinese cooking wine

1 tbsp clear honey

1 tsp vegetable oil

2cm piece root ginger, grated

1 clove garlic, crushed

half tsp Chinese 5 spice

250g shiitake mushrooms

noodles, griddled vegetables to serve


1. Mix the first seven ingredients together in a large bowl. Add the mushrooms and stir well until they are coated in the marinade. Cover and leave to marinate in a cool place for at least 1 hour.

2. Drain the marinade into a small pan and simmer for 1-2 mins until syrupy. Thread the mushrooms onto skewers then cook over hot barbecue coals or griddle or under a hot grill for about 10 mins, turning frequently and brushing with more of the marinade. Serve hot with noodles and char grilled peppers and courgettes.