Mushrooms in Garlic and Plum Sauce


mushroom-plum-sauce-webThis dish is a wonderful starter and can be served with tooth picks or as a side. There is a bit of heat, sweetness and acid from the vinegar and lemon zest to balance it all out. 

Side or starter 


30 medium sized white button mushrooms

1 tbsp olive or coconut oil

4 garlic cloves, finely minced

3 tbsp plum sauce

1/2 tsp red chili flakes

2 tsp honey

1 tsp cider or white vinegar

1 tsp lemon zest

salt & pepper to season

finely chopped parsley to garnish 


Heat oil in a frying pan. Add in garlic and sauté till lightly golden brown. Add in mushrooms and coat well with the oil. 

Let the mushroom cook till the liquid released from the mushrooms evaporates.  

Add plum sauce, lemon zest, chili flakes, honey, vinegar, salt & pepper. 

Sauté for about 4 to 5 minutes till the sauce thickens up and mushrooms are coated evenly.  

Serve hot and garnish with chopped parsley.