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Marinated Maitake Mushrooms & Mitsuba Salad

Mood swing, stress, fatigue..?

This recipe is for you: Marinated Maitake mushrooms Mitsuba Salad.

Maitake is a Japanese mushroom and a type of adaptogen, which means healing plants/herbs that boost the immune and hormone systems and relieve stress.

Maitake Mushrooms

It is rich in vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, antioxidants, β-glucan, fiber, amino acids, and lots of minerals.

β-glucan: anti-inflammation, candida protector, stress reliever, immune booster, and GI cleansing.

Mitsuba is a Japanese herb used to ease mood swings, boost energy levels, etc.


<Servings: 4-6>

- 1 pound Maitake mushrooms, cleaned and torn into 1" pieces

- 1/2 cup Mitsuba (leaves and steams cut into 1.5")

- 1.5 - 2 Tablespoons Sesame oil

- 2 Tablespoons Lemon juice

- 2 Teaspoons Soy sauce (tamari)

- Salt & Pepper


1. Blend all marinated ingredients "lemon juice, soy sauce, and black pepper" in a medium bowl.

2. Sautéed maitake mushrooms with sesame oil and a pinch of salt until tender, about 5 minutes.

3. Toss the warm maitake with the marinated sauce. Cover the bowl and let the maitake marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

4. When you are ready to serve, toss the mitsuba.

Posted on July, 2018

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