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Wood Ear ~ Mu'er Fungus Salad


It's time to get back to some healthy food after having indulged in a variety of 'sinful' foods during the New Year.  This is a vegetarian salad, rubbery in texture with crunchy seaweed and the sweetish black vinegar did make this salad very appetising.  In fact I could just have it on its own and can never get tired of it!
 





Recipe for Wood Ear ~ Mu'er Fungus Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 cups about 30 gm wood ear fungus, soaked, stemmed and cut into strips
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2.1/2 Tbsp sweet black vinegar OR Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp white sesame seeds, lightly toasted
  • 3 tsp oyster sauce
  • 3 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp light soya sauce
  • some chopped coriander
Method
  1. Bring to the boil a pot of water.  Cook wood ear fungus for about 5 mins.
  2. Drain and place in a mixing bowl.
  3. Mix all the sauces together, test for desired taste.
  4. Pour the sauce into the wood ear fungus, toss well, throw in the chopped coriander and sesame seeds.
  5. Chill for at least an hour before serving.                                                                      


Comments

  1. Looks so yummy :) I think I could have a lot of such salad :)

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  2. Totally agree with you. I wouldn't mind having this salad. Honestly, I did so much cooking during CNY but I didn't eat much of it yet still think I should go for something light for the past week.

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    1. Yes, after cooking all the dishes, you don't have the appetite to enjoy them.

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  3. Mmm... this sounds so healthy and delicious. Will bookmark this salad for my weekend gathering. Thanks for sharing, Cheah.

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  4. Cheah...this is so healthy...great idea to make wood ear fungus salad after all the sinful indulgence during the CNY

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  5. Hi Sokehah Cheah , this salad looks so invitingly good , love all the ingredients , thanks for sharing :)

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  6. Hi Cheah,

    I like the QQ crunch of your wood ear salad. This is perfect dish us to eat during this hot hot summer.

    Zoe

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    1. You're telling me, it's super hot and hazy here too!

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  7. I love cooking with wood ear fungus, but have never tried them in salad form. Interesting share!

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