What can I substitute for shiitake mushrooms?

 

“What can I substitute for shiitake mushrooms? Can I use regular mushrooms instead?” 

 

Rather than white button mushrooms, replace shiitakes with cremini, which have a slightly meatier texture more like shiitakes.

For more information on different types of mushrooms, see 7 Ways with Mushrooms.

 

Marge Perry

September 2012