• 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallion
  • 3 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Asian sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon coarse Korean hot red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cups sliced maitake mushrooms

Preparation Instructions

1). Preheat the oven to 350ºF.

2). Spread the sesame seeds onto a baking sheet and bake for 5 to 7 minutes, until golden brown.

3). Remove the toasted sesame seeds and use a heavy knife to crush them into smaller pieces.

4). In a bowl, whisk together the crushed sesame seeds with the garlic, scallions, soy sauce, sesame oil, red pepper flakes and sugar. Set aside.

5). Add 2 Tablespoons of olive oil to a saucepan over medium heat.

6). Add the maitake mushrooms and saute 5 to 7 minutes, until golden brown. Pour sauce over and sauté for 5 minutes.

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