Green Bell Pepper and Shiitake Garlic Stir-fry

Green Bell Pepper and Shiitake Garlic Stir-fry

Simple recipe of stir-frying bell peppers in an aromatic garlic and butter seasoning. The shiitake mushrooms add an extra umami lift.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Green bell peppers
3 to 4
Shiitake mushrooms
2 cloves
Olive oil
1 tablespoon
● Butter flavored margarine
1 teaspoon
Chicken soup stock granules
1/2 teaspoon
● Salt and pepper
to taste
Soy sauce
to taste


1. Remove stem and seeds from the peppers and cut each lengthwise into 6 pieces. Remove the stem ends from the shiitake and slice diagonally into thirds.
2. Thinly slice the garlic.
3. Heat olive oil in the frying pan on a low heat, add the garlic slices and fry until the aroma is released. Remove from pan when slightly golden.
4. Stir fry the bell peppers and shiitake in olive oil from Step 3. When browned, shake the frying pan to heat evenly.
5. Add ● ingredients to the pan and stir fry. Turn off the heat and drizzle with soy sauce, then lightly toss.
6. Add salt to taste. Transfer to a serving dish and serve. The garlic is also delicious, so sprinkle it on top.

Story Behind this Recipe

I stir fried a freshly harvested bunch of bell peppers with Japan-grown garlic and butter-flavored margarine.