by

Easy Italian Dish with Asparagus and King Oyster Mushrooms

Easy Italian Dish with Asparagus and King Oyster Mushrooms

Cook the asparagus and king oyster mushrooms with the umami-savory flavor of the anchovy. Once it's served with basil and cheese tomato sauce.

Ingredients: 2-3 servings

Asparagus
100 g
King oyster mushrooms
2
Anchovies
10 g
☆Tomato
1 (100 g)
☆Olive oil
1 teaspoon
☆Grated cheese
1 teaspoon
☆Balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon
☆Dried Basil
as needed

Steps

1. Make cuts into the tomato and blanch in boiling water. When its skin starts peeling, transfer into cold water and peel (parboil).
2. Finely chop the cooked tomato and transfer into a bowl. Then add the ingredients marked with a ☆: olive oil, grated cheese, balsamic vinegar, and dried basil. Mix everything together.
3. Parboil the asparagus in boiling water from Step 1.
4. Add anchovies into the frying pan, and cook over low heat until fragrant.
5. When the anchovies are bubbling, add the chopped king oyster mushrooms and stir-fry.
6. After the mushrooms are cooked, add the parboiled and sliced asparagus and stir-fry quickly.
7. Dish it up, and serve with tomato sauce from Step 2 to finish. The saltiness of the anchovies and the acidity of the tomato works amazingly together.

Story Behind this Recipe

I stir-fried the asparagus and king oyster mushrooms with anchovies that are perfect for a drinking appetizer. Then I served it with tomato sauce to make it nice and colorful. It looks and tastes quite Italian, and it's also great with wine. I'm pretty satisfied with this delicious dish.