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Shiitake Barbecue Sauce


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup sliced shittake mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 orange, zested and juiced


  • Place a saute pan over medium-high heat. Add the oil and heat. When the oil is hot, add the mushrooms and saute until they begin to give up their liquid, about 4 minutes. Add the sesame oil, soy sauce, orange juice and zest and cook for 2 minutes.