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Buttery Mirin Mushrooms

Oct 28, 2015 04:00PM ● By Cate Reynolds
Rhea’s Rundown

Elevate that old sautéed spinach and mushroom routine with this fantastic recipe. This simple side is a real treat, both in flavor and it’s 12-minute prep time. Butter, garlic, mirin, chicken stock and salt and pepper come together for a savory, yet slightly sweet sauce for button mushrooms. These are so good and so easy to make I plan to have mushrooms on hand at all times so I can whip them up whenever the mood strikes. Don’t worry if you don’t have any chicken stock, I use chicken broth and it was still out of this world!

Ingredients – Serves 4
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 8 ounces button mushrooms, halved 
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup unsalted chicken stock 
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 3/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add halved button mushrooms and minced garlic; cook 3 minutes or until mushrooms release their liquid. Add chicken stock and mirin; cook 2 minutes or until liquid is syrupy. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

“Buttery Mirin Mushrooms.” Cooking Light: Super Simple Cooking. 129 Easiest Recipes Ever. Time Inc. Lifestyle Group. 2015. Print.

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