Our convenient Shredded Wood Ear Mushrooms add delicious flavor, color contrast and an unexpected slightly crunchy texture to this quick chicken stir fry. Their mild flavor allows the savory notes of garlic and soy sauce to shine through.

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 35 min

Total time: 45 min

Wood Ear Stir Fry
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 4 servings

  • 1/2 Ounce Dried Shredded Wood Ear Mushrooms

  • 1/2 Cup Cold Water

  • 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch

  • 1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil

  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic, minced

  • 2 Chicken Breasts, cubed

  • 2 Cups Mixed Vegetables, chopped

  • 3 Tablespoons Soy Sauce

  • Steamed White Or Brown Rice, for serving


  1. Place mushrooms in bowl, and cover with hot tap water to rehydrate. Let sit 20 to 30 minutes, then drain.

  2. Mix water with cornstarch to make slurry, and set aside.

  3. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and garlic, and cook, stirring, until chicken is just cooked through, about 5 minutes.

  4. Add mushrooms and vegetables, and cook, stirring, over high heat for 5 minutes. Add soy sauce, and bring to a boil. Add cornstarch slurry, and stir to thicken sauce.

  5. Serve with steamed rice.