Do something different than the traditional nut roast for the vegan in your family this Christmas

  • 35 mins
  • 4
  • Easy


  • 100g dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 1tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1tsp paprika
  • 500g mixed mushrooms, sliced, e.g. oyster, Portobello, enoki, straw, shimeji
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 100ml Evaporated Coconut Milk
  • 1tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste


Soak the dried shiitake mushrooms in boiling water until re-hydrated. This should take about 20 minutes. Once soaked, drain the water reserving 300ml.

Heat the vegetable oil in a large pan and over a medium heat add the red onion and paprika. Cook until soft.

Add the dried shitake mushrooms and the garlic to the pan and fry for 1-2 minutes or until the mushrooms begins to soften. Add the reserved 300ml of water from the mushrooms and simmer for 5-10 minutes until the mushrooms are cooked.

Add the Nature’s Charm Evaporated Coconut Milk and continue cooking for a further 2-3 minutes until thick and glossy.

.Turn off the heat and add the fresh parsley. Season with salt and pepper to taste and then serve with rice.

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