Japanese Zucchini Stir Fry

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.

Ingredients

Here is your shopping list for the Japanese zucchini stir fry recipe:

  • Butter
  • Fresh zucchini
  • Fresh onions
  • Fresh mushrooms – You can also used canned mushrooms in a pinch
  • (optional) Soy sauce

Pots and Utensils

Here are the supplies you’re going to need to make this recipe

  • 3 frying pans – one of these needs to be big enough to hold all of the vegetables together

How To Make Japanese Zucchini Stir Fry

Prepare the vegetables by chopping the zucchini, dicing the onions and slicing the mushrooms.

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

Melt butter in 3 frying pans over medium heat.

Saute each of the vegetables in their own frying pan until they are soft, about 5 minutes.

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

Combine all of the vegetables in the largest frying pan.

Add some soy sauce if you want a little extra flavor.

Stir the vegetables and cook for another couple of minutes.

Serve over rice as a side dish.

Or add some of our 15 minute oven-baked chicken breast to make it a main dish.

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Japanese
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 101kcal
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.

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 large zucchini
  • 1 cooking onion
  • 1 8-ounce package of sliced mushrooms
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce optional

Instructions

  • Slice the zucchini into pieces that are about 1/4" thick and 1" long.
  • Chop the onion.
  • Put 1 Tbsp of butter into each of the frying pans.
  • 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.
  • Cook for about 5 minutes, or until the zucchini and onion are softened and the mushrooms are cooked through.
  • Combine all of the vegetables into the larger frying pan.
  • Add the soy sauce if you are using it.
  • Mix the vegetables and cook for another couple of minutes.
  • Serve hot with rice

Notes

Substitute canned mushrooms for fresh mushrooms if that's what you have on hand
Nutrition Facts
Japanese Zucchini Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 101 Calories from Fat 79
% Daily Value*
Fat 8.8g14%
Cholesterol 22.9mg8%
Sodium 323.5mg14%
Carbohydrates 4.9g2%
Sugar 2.3g3%
Protein 1.6g3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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