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by Thao Le
Vietnamese food in general and vegetarian cuisine in particular has long maintained a unique place in the hearts of diners since each location has its distinct flavor. One of the outstanding features is the salad. The flavor of this dish, as well as the mix of components, will leave visitors with lasting feelings. Today, will present you with a unique mix of wood ear mushrooms and cucumbers in the form of a “Vegan Wood Ear Mushroom Salad" vegetarian meal that promises to be interesting suggestions to make your daily meal more attractive. Let us see what the following article has to say about it.
Total Time
20 mins

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Ingredients for 2 Servings

  • 5 - 6
    pieces of Wood Ear Mushrooms (dried)
  • 2
  • 30 grams
    Basil (minced)
  • 50 grams
    Lemongrass (chopped)
  • 1
    Lemon (squeezed)
  • 2


  • Preparation Time
    15 mins
  • Cooking Time
    5 mins
  • Total Time
    20 mins

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  1. PREPARATION Soak the dried wood ear mushrooms in boiling water for around 5 - 10 minutes until they expand and turn completely soft.
  2. Then pick them up and examine each piece, removing the hard stems if necessary. Allow them to rinse and drain before shredding.
  3. Lemongrass may be chopped yourself or bought the pre-chopped one. Rinse the cucumber, then shred it into bite-sized thin strips.
  4. Place the peanuts in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until they start to brown. Then remove their skin and chopped chunks.
  5. INSTRUCTIONS Step 1: Make the sauce Mashed 2 chili peppers with 2 tablespoons of sugar and chopped lemongrass.
  6. Then combine 5 tablespoons water, 3 teaspoons lemon juice, 2 tablespoons chili sauce and 12 teaspoons salt in a mixing bowl. If you do not have vegan fish sauce on hand, salt can be substituted.
  7. Step 2: Finished Add the sauce ingredients, wood ear mushrooms, shredded cucumber and minced basil into a mixing bowl and toss well.
  8. Finally, remember to attract some chunks of roasted peanuts.


With the collaboration of Chef Dương Yến Nhi and, this Vegan Wood Ear Mushrooms Salad recipe is really a cool new meal planning meal for vegans and vegetarians. Ideally, the salad should be cooled in the refrigerator for 20 - 30 minutes before serving for more taste!

Wishing you everyone a great time with this simple and quick vegetarian salad!mon 13
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