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Sticky spiced mushroom skewers

Sticky spiced mushroom skewers

The sticky, syrupy marinade makes these spiced mushroom skewers really special. Try them on the barbecue and impress your friends

Prep: 10 mins + marinating
Cooking: 10-15mins
Serves: 2

What you need:

  • 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Chinese cooking wine
  • 1 tbsp clear honey
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2cm piece root ginger, grated
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • Half tsp Chinese 5 spice
  • 250g shiitake mushrooms
  • Noodles, griddled vegetables to serve

What to do:

  1. Mix the first seven ingredients together in a large bowl. Add the mushrooms and stir well until they are coated in the marinade. Cover and leave to marinate in a cool place for at least 1 hour.
  2. Drain the marinade into a small pan and simmer for 1-2 mins until syrupy. Thread the mushrooms onto skewers then cook over hot barbecue coals or griddle or under a hot grill for about 10 mins, turning frequently and brushing with more of the marinade. Serve hot with noodles and char grilled peppers and courgettes.

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