Shiitake eggs

Shiitake eggs
By French standards, this hardly qualifies as an omelette: beaten eggs, simply slammed in the pan with sautéed shiitake mushrooms in soy sauce.
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Last modified on: March 7th 2021

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 3 min.
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Break 4 eggs into a bowl, salt, pepper and whisk until evenly mixed.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
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Prepare 400 g mushrooms (preferably shiitake): trim off the stalks, peel or brush the caps under running water, then cut into small pieces.

Coarsely chop the parsley.

Prepare 1 shallot.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Melt 30 g butter in a large non-stick frying pan on medium heat. When good and hot, add the shallot, salt and pepper.

Cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Add the mushrooms...

Stage 5 - 7 min.
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...and fry over high heat until nicely browned (but do not salt).

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Then add 4 tablespoons soy sauce and keep stirring until completely evaporated.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Turn down the heat and add the parsley.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
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Pour in the beaten eggs...

Stage 9 - 3 min.
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...and with a soft spatula draw the sides in towards the centre to help the eggs cook evenly.

Take off the heat as soon as the eggs begin to set into one mass but are still slightly runny. Do not overcook or the eggs will dry out and be past their best.

Stage 10
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Cut into portions and serve without delay.
If liked, add a drizzle of vinegar just before serving.
Should be eaten immediately.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
715 Kcal or 2,994 Kj42 gr33 gr46 gr
36 %16 %3 %7 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
100 Kcal or 419 Kj6 gr5 gr6 gr
5 %2 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
179 Kcal or 749 Kj10 gr8 gr12 gr
9 %4 %1 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
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  • For 4 people : 3.73 €
  • Per person : 0.93 €

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