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Enoki mushroom salad in a wooden bowl

Enoki mushroom salad

Enoki mushroom salad, also known as golden needle mushroom salad is a very tasty and unique Asian salad recipe that gets ready in less than 10 minutes. It can be enjoyed cold as well as warm.
Course Salad
Cuisine Asian
Diet Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Making time 2 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 110kcal



  • 150 grams enoki mushroom
  • ½ cup carrot juliennes
  • ½ cup cucumber juliennes
  • ¼ cup bell pepper juliennes
  • 1 green chili pepper finely chopped
  • ¼ cup roughly chopped spring onion greens
  • A handful of fresh coriander leaves roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons roasted peanuts roughly crushed
  • ½ teaspoon roasted black sesame seeds

Ingredients for dressing


  • Trim off the root side of the enoki mushrooms and wash them nicely. Separate the strands from each other using your fingers.
  • Boil water in a pot and add the mushrooms. Cook for around 2 minutes. Strain the mushrooms and rinse under cold water to stop further cooking. Leave the mushrooms in the strainer for a few minutes to get rid of the water.
  • Put all the dressing ingredients in a bowl and mix.
  • Take a large bowl and put all the salad ingredients into it. Pour the dressing on top. Gently toss everything.
  • Garnish with some more roasted peanuts and sesame seeds. Enjoy!


  1. Don't overcook enoki mushrooms, 2 minutes are sufficient.
  2. Immediately after taking the mushrooms out of boiling water run them under cold water to avoid overcooking.
  3. Separate the mushrooms with your hands before adding them to the salad.
  4. Make sure the water of mushrooms get properly drained otherwise the salad will become watery.
  5. More recipe tips and tricks are given within the post above. Please follow them to make this recipe.


Calories: 110kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 531mg | Potassium: 412mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 4057IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg