Shiitake mushrooms are thinner and denser than cremini or button mushrooms; they’ll brown quickly in the pan without releasing too much liquid. These mushrooms also have a rich, meaty flavor that boosts the bok choy and marries well with the toasted sesame oil.

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Credit: Jennifer Causey

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Serves 4 (serving size: 2/3 cup)


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  • Heat toasted sesame oil in a skillet over medium-high. Add bok choy; cook until browned, about 4 minutes. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook until tender, 3 minutes. Remove bok choy from pan. Add toasted sesame oil and sliced shiitake mushrooms to pan; cook 2 minutes.

  • Stir in sliced green onions and minced garlic cloves; cook 30 seconds. Add cooked bok choy, fresh lime juice, kosher salt, and black pepper; cook 1 minute. Top with chopped cilantro and toasted sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts

86 calories; fat 5g; saturated fat 1g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 8g; fiber 3g; sugars 3g; sodium 201mg.