enoki mushroom recipes

15 Enoki Mushroom Recipes To Add To Your Cooking Repertoire

Enoki mushrooms, also known as golden needle mushrooms, are subtly sweet edible mushrooms with thin, string-like stems and small convex caps. They have a mild, slightly earthy flavor, a firm and crisp texture, and can be used in a wide range of dishes.

If you’re looking for ways to incorporate this incredible vegetable into your diet, this list of enoki mushroom recipes includes everything from stir-fries and beef rolls to nametake and Korean enoki mushroom pancakes — enough to get your creative juices going!

#1. Bacon-Wrapped Enoki

Wrap enoki mushrooms in bacon slices and secure them with short bamboo sticks before pan-frying to crisp golden perfection. This is one of those recipes that quickly become a family favorite given how flavorsome they are. Give this recipe a try; we guarantee you won’t be disappointed.

#2. Beef & Ramen Noodle Soup with Chinese Broccoli & Enoki Mushrooms

This noodle dish made with ramen noodles is served in a concentrated beef broth flavored with aromatics and seasonings and topped with Chinese broccoli, enoki mushrooms, and rump steak to create an absolute showstopper. Garnish it with spring onions and serve hot.

#3. Easy Enoki Beef Rolls

A variation of the bacon-wrapped enoki, these juicy and tender bite-sized rolls are sure to please. They’re made by smothering beef and enoki mushrooms in a medley of Japanese flavors and cooking them in sesame oil. Serve the beef rolls with the remaining sauce from the pan for a perfect light dinner.

#4. Enoki Mushroom Stir-Fry

This flavorful and easy-to-prepare enoki mushroom stir-fry recipe uses garlic, ginger, lime, mirin (Japanese cooking wine), and soy sauce to create a simple flavor-packed dish. Top it off with a fried egg for the perfect weeknight meal for one. If preparing this for a family, simply double or quadruple the amount of every ingredient!

#5. Enoki Mushrooms with Garlic & Scallion Sauce

To make this delicious vegan dish, lightly blanch the enoki mushrooms to keep their beautiful crisp texture before drizzling them with an aromatic sauce made of garlic, scallion, sugar, and light soy sauce. Thanks to its amazing flavor profile, this recipe, which only takes 20 minutes to make, is bound to become a staple in your cookbook.

#6. Golden Needle Mushroom Salad

This healthy, nutritious, and flavorsome salad features crisp yet soft blanched needle (enoki) mushrooms paired with cucumber and pepper to add some color, crunch, and texture and is topped off with a slightly sweet and savory sauce. It’s so good you’ll want to make it every day!

#7. Vegetable Soup With Enoki Mushrooms And Bok Choy

Healthy, delicious, and packed with vegetables, this simple soup is a warm hug in a bowl! Simmer enoki mushrooms, bok choy, snap peas, and a bunch of other veggies in broth until the veggies are still slightly raw, not overcooked. Once you get the desired texture, add tamari and a squirt of lemon. Stir well and serve hot!

#8. Japanese Mushroom Rice (Kinoko Gohan)

This easy one-pot vegetarian meal is made with brown rice, mixed mushrooms (enoki, shiitake, oyster, and trumpet), butter, and Japanese flavoring agents such as soy sauce, sake, and mirin — it’ll serve as your savior on busy weeknights. Garnish it with green onion, nori strips, and sesame seeds, and serve with a creamy fresh corn soup, seaweed salad, or kimchi.

#9. Korean Enoki Mushroom Pancakes

Loaded with layered flavors and featuring a crisp texture, these enoki mushroom pancakes will leave you wanting more. To make, combine enoki mushrooms, beaten egg, chopped veggies, and seasonings in a mixing bowl, then scoop out spoonfuls of this mixture onto a pan/skillet and fry until golden brown. Serve with Korean pancake dipping sauce to enjoy.

#10. Miso Soup with Tofu and Enoki Mushrooms

This comforting bowl of goodness is the perfect recipe to whip up on those chilly nights. Make it with boiled water, hondashi granules, miso, enoki mushrooms, and tofu, and cook for a couple of minutes. Sprinkle with green onions and serve.

#11. Mushroom Udon Stir Fry

This mushroom stir-fry recipe takes only 30 minutes to prepare. Make it with flavorful and chewy noodles, enoki mushrooms, black oyster mushrooms, and a handful of seasonings that deliver a delicious umami taste — guaranteed to be a hit with kids and adults alike!

#12. Nametake: Enoki Mushrooms in Mirin and Soy Sauce

This vegan dish is made with just 3 ingredients — enoki mushrooms, mirin, and soy sauce. It has a strong flavor profile, so it’s best served with rice or as a topping for tofu, sandwiches, or noodles for a delightful explosion of umami flavors in every bite. You can store leftovers, if any, in the fridge for later use.

#13. Perfect Smokey Spicy Enoki Mushrooms

Here’s a highly customizable delectable smoked mushroom dish that you can tweak to your personal taste. To make, coat the enoki mushrooms in spices, oil, and seasonings and bake or air-fry them until dark, crispy, and crunchy. Enjoy as-is or with a side dish like rice to round up your meal.

#14. Scrambled Eggs with Enoki Mushrooms

This aromatic breakfast meal will offer you the best start to the day. To make, cook the seasoned mushrooms and egg mixture in sesame oil until the eggs are lightly scrambled. Then, add the green onions and stir everything together. And there you have it, a recipe you’ll keep coming back to!

#15. Steamed Enoki Mushrooms

This steamed enoki mushroom dish develops layers of flavor and aroma as it cooks. To make, arrange enoki mushrooms on a serving platter, and cover them with a delicious garlic sauce, pepper circles, and a little soy sauce. Steam for about 10 minutes, then serve topped with green onion sections. Enjoy!

AboutRibana Hategan

Ribana is a certified pastry chef and passionate home cook who curates and develops recipes that are high on nutrition. She develops and tests cost effective, nutritious meals using quality ingredients to help people better their everyday eating experiences.