5+ Ways to cook delicious and nutritious snow mushrooms like a home chef


Snow mushrooms are certainly no longer a strange ingredient for Vietnamese consumers. Snow mushrooms are both a culinary ingredient and a valuable remedy in Eastern medicine to treat diseases extremely effectively. Eating snow mushrooms is very good for the heart, skin beauty and effective weight loss. But how to cook delicious and nutritious snow mushrooms is still a question that many women are interested in. In the following article, Dung Ha Dry Food will introduce to you how to cook snow mushrooms and the use of snow mushrooms for health.

1. 5+ ways to cook delicious & nutritious snow mushrooms like a home chef?

1.1 How to cook snow mushroom tea

How to cook:
  • Soak lotus seeds for about 2-3 hours. Use a sharp object to open the lotus center. Rinse the lotus seeds under clean running water, let them dry and drain
  • Wash the snow mushrooms. Mix a pot of diluted salt water, soak the snow mushrooms in dilute salt water for 15-20 minutes until the mushrooms are soft. Cut off the mushroom legs
  • Jujube + goji berries wash under clean running water, let dry
  • Soaked snow mushrooms, cut mushrooms into small pieces just enough to eat
  • Put the pot on the stove, add the snow mushrooms + 500ml of clean water and cook the mushrooms on high heat, lower the heat and cook the mushrooms for about 20-30 minutes.
  • The mushrooms are soft, add the lotus seeds and cook until the lotus seeds are soft
  • Put jujube in a pot of tea and boil for a few minutes
  • Add just enough rock sugar to make it sweet enough for your mouth
  • Finally, add 200ml of coconut milk + 15gr of longan + 15gr of red goji berries into the tea pot and cook all ingredients for another 5-7 minutes.
  • Turn off the stove, lower the pot, scoop into the cup and enjoy
  • Snow mushroom jujube lotus seed tea can be enjoyed hot or cold depending on each person’s preference


1.2 Snow mushroom crab soup

  • 100g minced crab meat
  • 200g chicken breast
  • 100g pork bone
  • 300g dried snow mushrooms
  • 100g tapioca flour
  • Spices of all kinds
  • Scallions, onions, coriander,…
How to cook:
  • Dried snow mushrooms washed under running water. Soak the snow mushrooms for 3-5 minutes until the snow mushrooms are soft. Pick up the snow mushrooms, drain the water. Cut the snow mushrooms into small pieces just enough to eat
  • Pork bones washed under running water
  • Put the pork bones in the pot with 500ml of water, boil the pork bone broth
  • Using a ladle, skim off the dirty scum floating on the surface of the broth. Add more water if you find it less
  • Take out the pork bones, put the chicken breast in a pot and boil over medium heat for about 30 minutes
  • Cooked chicken breast, remove, let cool. Using your hands, tear the chicken breast into thin strips just enough to eat, put in a bowl
  • Mix tapioca flour with water
  • Scallions washed, chopped. Coriander picks up young leaves, discards rotten leaves. Wash
  • Turn on high heat, boil water, put all ingredients including: chicken breast + tapioca flour + minced crab meat + chopped snow mushrooms into the pot
  • Put spices + fish sauce + seasoning seeds + main noodles + green onions + coriander into the pot. Cook for about 7 minutes until all ingredients are cooked. Season to taste
  • Ladle the snow mushroom crab soup into a bowl, enjoy it while the soup is still hot

1.3 Snow mushroom chicken soup

  • 200g chicken breast
  • 100g chicken bones
  • 2 chicken eggs
  • 200g snow mushrooms
  • 100g tapioca flour
  • Refined salt
  • Spices of all kinds
  • Onions, coriander,…
How to cook:
  • Snow mushrooms wash under clean running water. Soak the snow mushrooms for 5 minutes to soften the snow mushrooms. Pick up, let dry. Chop snow mushrooms into small pieces enough to eat
  • Chicken breast washed under running water
  • Mix a bowl of diluted salt water. Put the chicken breast in the salt water to soak for 3 minutes to remove the smell. Rinse the chicken breasts under clean running water. Dry
  • Put chicken bones + chicken breast in a pot with 1 liter of clean water. Turn on high heat, bring to a boil the chicken breasts. Using a ladle, skim off the dirt floating on the surface of the water
  • Put tapioca flour + 100ml water in a bowl, mix the tapioca flour and water
  • Crack the eggs into a bowl, beat the eggs well
  • Remove chicken bones + chicken breast. Let the chicken breast cool, tear the chicken breast into thin enough pieces
  • Turn on the stove, bring the water to a boil. Put all ingredients including: shredded chicken breast + tapioca mixture + egg mixture + snow mushrooms into the pot. Stir well
  • Finally, add spices + seasoning seeds + main noodles + fish sauce + green onions + coriander into the soup pot. Stir well and season to taste
  • Cook for about 5 more minutes so that all ingredients are cooked and soaked in salt and seasoning
  • Turn off the heat, scoop the snow mushroom gas soup into a bowl and enjoy it while it’s still hot


1.4 How to cook Snow Mushroom Salad with Shrimp and Pork Ears

  • 100g fresh snow mushrooms
  • 100g dried shrimp
  • 200g squid
  • 1 pig ear
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1 little herbs
  • Tapioca juice
  • Peanuts and spices
  • Fresh snow mushrooms washed. Soak the snow mushrooms in a pot of water for 5-7 minutes for the mushrooms to bloom. Remove snow mushrooms, drain. Slice the snow mushrooms into thin enough filaments
  • Peeled carrots, washed, thinly grated
  • Cucumbers are washed, halved, gutted, and thinly sliced
  • Onions peeled, washed and cut into wedges
  • Put 1 teaspoon sugar + 1 teaspoon white vinegar in a bowl, beat well to dissolve the sugar. Put cucumbers + onions + carrots in and soak in vinegar and sugar water for 10 minutes. Pick it up, let it dry
  • Bring 500ml of water to a boil in a pot, put the pig’s ears in and boil for 15 minutes. Remove pork ears, soak with ice cold water to keep crisp. Thinly sliced, small enough to eat pork ears
  • Put squid + dried shrimp + snow mushrooms into the ceiling with boiling water in turn. Remove, let cool. Cut the squid into bite-sized pieces, and cut the shrimp in half
  • Mixing sauce includes: Juice + vinegar + sugar + fish sauce + chili sauce + minced garlic + monosodium glutamate. Beat it evenly
  • Mix shrimp meat + squid + pork ears + snow mushrooms into the sauce. Wear gloves, mix well. Leave for 15 minutes to infuse the sauce
  • Put the salad on a plate
  • Sprinkle coriander + peanuts on top and enjoy


1.5 Vegetarian snow mushroom salad

  • Kohlrabi: 500gr
  • Snow mushrooms: 50g
  • Carrot: 1 piece
  • Tofu: 2 covers
  • Peanuts: 15g
  • Lemon: 1 fruit
  • Red chili: 2
  • Seasoning: Salt, sugar, vinegar, pepper, seasoning, MSG
  • Peeled kohlrabi, washed, thinly grated. Marinate kohlrabi with 1 teaspoon of fine salt for about 10 minutes. Rinse kohlrabi under clean running water. Dry
  • Snow mushrooms are washed, soaked in snow mushrooms for 15 minutes to bloom and soften. Cut the snow mushrooms into small pieces. Cover the snow mushrooms with boiling water, let the mushrooms cook, let the mushrooms drain
  • Peeled carrots, washed, thinly grated
  • Wearing plastic gloves, squeeze the tofu into small pieces
  • Red chilli, seeded and chopped
  • Mix salad dressing including: 3 spoons of sugar + 2 spoons of soy sauce + 1 cup of water + 1 seasoning seeds into the pot. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently to avoid burning. Pour into a bowl
  • Mix vinegar and sugar: 4 tablespoons of vinegar + 3 tablespoons of sugar + 1 seasoning + 1 lemon juice + 1 cup of water in a large bowl. Stir well to dissolve
  • Add kohlrabi + carrots + snow mushrooms to soak for 10 minutes. Pick it up, let it drain
  • Mix salad: put kohlrabi + snow mushroom + carrot + fresh tofu + minced chili + herbs in a large bowl. Pour in the package mix water, mix all the ingredients together
  • Taste and taste to see if the dish is sweet and sour to your taste
  • Put the salad on a plate, sprinkle peanuts + coriander on top and you’re done and enjoy right away


2. Note the use of snow mushrooms in cooking?

Dried snow fungus is a common mushroom in Asian cuisine and is used extensively in soups, salads, salads and many other dishes. However, like any other food, when using snow fungus in cooking, it is also important to note the following:
  • Choose fresh snow mushrooms: Choose pure white mushrooms. Avoid choosing mushrooms with black spots, opaque, signs of decay or unpleasant odors
  • Wash when processing: Before using, snow mushrooms need to be washed with cold water and cut off the mushroom legs. This helps to remove dust and harmful bacteria
  • Use immediately upon purchase: Snow mushrooms cannot be stored for long. Therefore, it is recommended to use immediately after purchasing to ensure freshness and safety for health
  • Cook thoroughly: Snow mushrooms should not be eaten raw. Because when alive, snow fungus contains many dangerous bacteria and parasites that cause disease. It should be cooked thoroughly before using in your dishes
  • Use it properly: Snow mushroom recipes can be used in many different dishes. But be careful not to use too much because it can cause indigestion and lead to digestive disorders
  • Proper storage: Snow mushrooms should be stored at low temperatures in the refrigerator compartment. Avoid direct light and should not be left for too long on an outdoor shelf. Not used up, snow mushrooms can be sealed and stored in the freezer for longer use.

3. Conclude

Above is a detailed article on culinary topics on how to cook delicious & nutritious snow mushrooms for health. These are all basic snow mushroom recipes that amateur chefs can completely make at their small home. Snow mushrooms are delicious, crunchy, rich in nutritional value. Hopefully, with snow mushrooms, your family’s eating menu will become more diverse and rich in nutrients.
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