Japanese Zucchini Stir Fry

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Japanese Zucchini Stir Fry
Japanese Zucchini Stir Fry

If you have ever eaten at a Japanese Steak house, you have probably had the Japanese Zucchini Stir Fry.  This is a slight variation on the traditional recipe.  Mushrooms add a little more flavor that blends well with the zucchini but is still fast and easy to make.

Preparation Time: 5 min

Cook Time:  10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Number of Servings: 4

What You Need

Ingredients

3 Tbsp butter
1 large zucchini
1 cooking onion
1 8-ounce package of sliced mushrooms
(optional) 1 Tbsp soy sauce

Pots and Utensils

3 frying pans, 1 of which is large to hold all of the vegetables

Putting It Together

Cook mushrooms, zucchini and onions in separate frying pans.
Cook mushrooms, zucchini and onions in separate frying pans.

1.  Slice the zucchini into pieces that are about 1/4″ thick and 1″ long.

2.  Chop the onion.

3.  Put 1 Tbsp of butter into each of the frying pans.

4.  Saute the onions in one frying pan, the mushrooms in the second frying pan and the zucchini in the third frying pan over medium heat.

5.  Cook for about 5 minutes, or until the zucchini and onion are softened and the mushrooms are cooked through.

Mix the vegetables in the large frying pan
Mix the vegetables in the large frying pan

6.  Combine all of the vegetables into the larger frying pan.

7.  Add the soy sauce if you are using it.

8.  Mix the vegetables and cook for another couple of minutes.

 

Japanese Zucchini Stir Fry
Japanese Zucchini Stir Fry

Serve hot with rice.

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