Have you ever had enoki mushroom recipes? Either way, this list is full of must try meals! Enokis, aka Enokitake, can be traced back as far as 800 BCE in Asia. They were first cultivated in Japan and have different names depending on their geographical location. Some of these different names include: golden needle mushroom, lily mushroom, winter mushrooms, velvet shank, white enoki, lily mushroom, winter mushrooms, and golden needle!

They are white, cream, off-white, and yellow in color, and come in a little bundle that is attached at the base of the stalk. The flavor is earthy, and the texture is crunchy, which is lovely when added to recipes like stir-fries, soups, salads, fritters, and more. 

How do you cook with enoki mushrooms? Some recipes call for a batter and fry resulting in something that resembles a blooming onion! The mushroom is fairly delicate with round-capped strands that can be eaten raw or cooked.

They cook fast and don’t require much heat so just be careful not to overdo it! Some highlights of this list are the Fried Enokis with Chili Aioli, Creamy Alfredo, Savory Pancakes, Ramen Noodles, Mushrooms With shrimp, and so much more- just have a gander at this list for inspiration! 

1. Enoki Mushroom Recipe Wrapped in Bacon

Pan-fried enoki mushroom recipes with bacon will delight everyone! Like these little wrapped bites of heaven with a fantastic balance of protein and vegetables. These mushrooms are also called Enokitake and they’re thin, long, and white in color. If you’ve never had these tasty little edible fungi, now is the time to try. In Chinese they are called Jinzhenggu, which means golden needle mushrooms! Enoki mushrooms wrapped in bacon are sure to be a hit with a crowd. 

2. Enoki Mushroom With Garlic & Scallion Sauce 

Fresh enoki mushrooms are so fun and delicious especially in recipes like soups, hot pots, or salads. They are starting to become quite popular in the US because of their fun look and yummy taste. Enoki Mushroom With Garlic & Scallion Sauce is sure to become your new favorite meal. This recipe is ready in 20 minutes and serves 4 people. You will need 14 ounces enoki mushrooms,  2 tablespoons oil,  2 cloves garlic, 3 tablespoons light soy sauce, ½ teaspoon sugar, and 1 scallion!

3. Fried Enoki Mushrooms with Chili Aioli

How cute are these crispy Fried Enoki Mushrooms? They are fun, portable, and so tasty, especially when paired with lemon juice and a chili aioli dipping sauce. You can easily find enoki mushrooms at your local Asian market or Asian section of your favorite grocery store. You will quickly become obsessed with each bite. When fried up in this manner they look like little trees. The best part is that they’re light, crispy, and delicious without being too heavy. This dish makes about 4 portions and is best served fresh.

4. Pan- Fried Crispy Enoki Mushrooms 

Pan-fried crispy enoki mushroom recipes have to be added to your monthly menu! These deliciously crispy mushrooms are sure to become your new favorite way to eat mushrooms! They are lightly breaded, lightly fried, and loaded with savory umami flavor. The best part is the crispy, crunchy texture made with a mixture of tapioca starch, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, white pepper, and paprika. Tapioca starch is my favorite go-to gluten free coating ingredient to use and I’ll think you’ll like it too. 

5. Enoki Alfredo

Enoki Alfredo is my favorite creamy, cheesy Alfredo to make! It’s made without any wheat, gluten or difficulty and minimal carbs. This dish is whipped up so fast the longest part is boiling the water. Using one pot and enoki mushroom noodles you will be in vegetarian heaven! This recipe is inspired by “Cooking with Mushrooms” (Artisan, 2022) by Andrea Gentl, who is an award-winning food and travel photographer! And no wonder why with recipe like this low carb gluten free Enoki Alfredo pasta! 

6. Easy Enoki Beef Rolls – Japanese Appetizer

These Easy Enoki Beef Rolls are made from mouthwatering marinated beef stuffed with enoki mushrooms. They are Japanese bite-sized rolls of beef that make the perfect side dish or starter. They are guaranteed to be a hit with a crowd and at the dinner table. Enoki beef rolls are the perfect snack – they’re not only mouthwatering, they’re simple and fun to make! With juicy and tender, marinated beef that has the flavors of soy sauce, garlic, ginger and mirin – what’s not to love? 

7. Enoki Pancakes

Enoki mushroom recipes for soups, salads, and stir-fries are not the only way to eat them! If you want something different try these enoki pancakes with a crispy and flavorful appeal. They are fairly simple to make too just rinse your mushrooms and pat them dry. Then dip each enoki mushroom bundle into your pancake batter. Next you fry them in your skillet until the coating becomes crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside.

8. Spicy Enoki Mushrooms Recipe

This spicy enoki mushroom recipe features pan-fried enokis with sweet and spicy Korean gochujang sauce. It’s quick, simple, and creates a fantastic starter for Korean barbeque or any meal of the day. Do you love those ASMR mukbang videos? I love watching them – if you do too then this dish is for you. Plus this one is ready in 20 minutes only and simmered to perfection in a spicy marinade that creates a delicious kick.

9. Enoki Mushroom “Carnitas” Tacos

Enoki Mushroom recipes like these “Carnitas” Tacos are the perfect vegan meat alternative. How to make them? Start by trimming the mushrooms into 1 1/2-inch pieces before separating the strands. Then sauté them in a hot skillet until they turn crispy and dark brown which should take 10 to 12 minutes. While they’re cooking stir in the spices then let them rest so that they can thicken. Lastly stuff them into fresh warm tortillas with your favorite toppings. 

10. Crispy Fried Enoki Mushrooms

Crispy Fried Enoki Mushrooms are so tasty and crunchy you won’t know what hit you! They are the perfect snack or appetizer for any event or meal. You can use cornstarch or flour for the coating and use a 1:1 ratio of flour to water. Key ingredients include 1 bunch Enoki Mushrooms, 3/4 cup flour, 1/4 cup corn starch, salt and pepper and any other seasonings you like. You also need 1 cup water, seaweed, and oil for frying. Don’t forget the sriracha or chili sauce for dipping! It’s so super tasty.

11. Beef Rice Bowl (20 Minutes!)

20 Minute Rice Bowl with yummy enoki mushrooms is a lovely dinner idea. This savory and mouthwatering beef rice bowl is the best dish to whip up for weeknight dinners. Featuring your favorite thin mushroom, wrapped inside thinly sliced beef, and drizzled with a savory umami sauce! Then it is served on a bed of silken eggs- what could be more satisfying? This whole recipe is a copycat variation of the famous and iconic Japanese beef gyudon.

12. Enoki Cheesy Ramen 

This simple vegetarian ramen recipe features 4-ingredients only! The enoki mushrooms combined with gooey melted cheese is heaven on earth. Enoki mushrooms are fun to eat with their crunchy texture and slurpability. Enokis are also very healthy, packed with a variety of vitamins, minerals, and fiber. The author of the recipe recommends using Mike’s Mighty Good ramen as the base for the noodle soup because it’s really tasty and goes well with these ingredients. 

13. Spicy Garlic Enoki Mushrooms

Spicy garlic enoki mushroom recipes are the best way to serve these little tasty fungi. This specific dish only needs 9 ingredients and minimal steps! So if you love spice and garlic this is the recipe for you. It makes a lovely snack, appetizer, or side dish. I remember when I first tried enoki mushrooms and instantly loved the unique texture and butter flavor. They have very long and thin stems similar to noodles that’s why they make the best low carb pasta replacement. This dish calls for 8 cloves of garlic and 1 cup of garlic chives. 

14. Enoki Mushroom with Shrimp

Try the vibrant combination of enoki mushrooms and shrimp. It is absolutely delicious. All you have to do is blanch the enokis in boiling water while your shrimp are sautéeing in a skillet with the other ingredients. The savory sauce is cooked up with the shrimp in the pan and tastes heavenly. Enokis are also called the gold needle mushroom or gold mushrooms. They are healthy, packed with antioxidants, affordable, and available in Asian food markets. 

15. Korean Inspired Enoki Mushroom Pancakes

Korean Inspired Enoki Mushroom Pancakes will instantly melt in your mouth. They are super crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Prep time is 15 minutes, cook time is 20 minutes, and this recipe makes 2 portions. But you can double or triple the ingredients for a larger crowd. Key ingredients needed include 7 oz of Enoki mushrooms that are washed with the bottom part removed, 1 medium carrot finely chopped, 1/2 yellow onion finely sliced, 1 green onion, 1 tbsp sesame oil, salt and pepper! 

16. EM Salad With Like Sesame Dressing 

Enoki mushroom salad recipes are excellent for the veggie lover! This one is extremely vibrant, zesty, and ready in less than 10 minutes. You can eat it cold or warm and it’s delicious either way. Serve this salad with noodles, fried rice, dumplings, stir-fries, or soups. Ingredients include enokis, carrots, cucumber, bell pepper, fresh, cilantro, spring onion, greens, green lime, juice, garlic, sesame oil, salt, brown sugar, roasted peanuts, and roasted black sesame seeds. 


17. Enoki Tofu Poke Bowl

This vegan poke bowl is creative and scrumptious any day of the week. Featuring marinated enoki mushrooms and tofu that are bursting with flavor. Other ingredients include seaweed salad, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes and edamame for a delicious color palate. For the marinade grab some 2 tablespoon soy sauce or tamari, 2 teaspoon rice wine vinegar, 2 teaspoon sesame seeds, 1 garlic clove, 1 inch knob fresh ginger, and 1 tablespoon sesame oil. Serve with rice, ponzu sauce, and toasted sesame seeds, to garnish.

18. Harissa Enoki Mushrooms 

The mild flavor of enoki mushrooms is the perfect balance for the sweet and spicy harissa sauce. This recipe is ready in less than 10 minutes too. If you have not tasted enoki mushrooms before, this is your sign to try them. Date syrup can be replaced with maple syrup or sugar and the harissa paste is from Trader Joe’s but most grocery stores have it. Everyone will love this recipe so I doubt you will have leftovers however if you do just store them in the fridge in an airtight container for no longer than 3 days maximum.

19. Toasted Avocado EM Sandwich

Recipes like this Toasted Avocado and Enoki Mushroom Sandwich are fabulous for a healthy lunch. I discovered this little sandwich idea a while back and I’ve been making it ever since. It is easy, ready in 15 minutes, and it is a lovely lunch option! This is what you need: 1 bunch of enoki mushrooms, 1 avocado, alfalfa sprouts, your favorite bread, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1/2 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tsp sriracha, 1 tsp maple syrup, dijon mustard, cooking spray, salt and pepper! 

20. Enoki Mushroom Rice Bowl

How To Make Enoki Mushroom and Rice Bowl Recipe!? This nutritious and tasty rice bowl is made with yummy enoki mushrooms and is ready in 30 minutes! All you need is cooked brown rice, vegetable oil, minced garlic, chopped onion, enokis, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, water, cornstarch, chopped onions, and sesame seeds for garnish. The steps are simple: just heat your skillet, sauté your onion and garlic, then add the enokis. Mix the sauce ingredients separately then pour it in the skillet too. Garnish with chopped green onions and sesame seeds.

21. EM Egg Pancakes

Recipes like this Enoki Mushroom Egg Pancake are one of a kind delicious. This particular one is savory, chewy, and easy to make in just 30 minutes. You only need 5 simple pantry staples not including salt & pepper. I always keep enoki mushrooms in my fridge so this recipe is right up my alley. You probably already have the I which are eggs, flour, green onions, oil, black pepper and salt. Sometimes I make this recipe as two large pancakes and sometimes I make them into 4-5 mini pancakes, depending on how hungry we are. 

22. Low Carb Garlic Butter EM

Enoki mushroom recipes with garlic and butter for the win! This enoki recipe is totally the most scrumptious thing on earth. Enokis are popular in many Asian side dish recipes, toppings, for soups, Japanese shabu-shabu, and nabe recipes. For this recipe just combine butter, mushrooms, diced garlic, salt, pepper, and Japanese sake in a sheet of foil. Fold the sheet of foil into a pouch with the top slightly opened the size of a crack. Set it on a grill or inside an oven for 10-15 minutes.

23. Enoki Udon Noodle Stir Fry     

Do you love udon noodles? I sure do! I also love lightened up versions of my favorite meals. That’s why this recipe for Enoki Udon Noodle Stir Fry is right up my alley. All you need is 400 grams of Udon Noodles, 113 grams of Enoki Mushrooms, 170 grams of trimmed green beans, 170 grams of carrots, 10 grams of garlic, 30 grams of ginger, 2 units of green onion, and 1 tbsp of sesame oil. For the sauce you need 1 tbsp soy sauce, 3 tbsp Hoisin Sauce, and 1 unit Vegetable Broth Concentrate. 

24. Enoki Salad with Sugar Snap Peas, Cucumber, and Ginger-Ponzu Vinaigrette

This Enoki Salad with Sugar Snap Peas, Cucumber, and Ginger-Ponzu Vinaigrette will immediately become your new favorite dish. The enokis are a fabulous salad addition with their tiny caps and long stems! You will love the light and refreshing homemade ponzu sauce! Ponzu is a popular citrus-based dressing that is very popular in Japanese cuisine. You will need seasoned rice vinegar, fresh lemon juice, peanut oil, low-sodium soy sauce, minced fresh ginger, sugar, and grated lemon zest. 

25. Mushroom Salad with Soy Vinaigrette

Enoki mushroom recipes like this Salad with Soy Vinaigrette pairs well with so almost any main meal! This salad makes a great mid day snack also! If you love flavors that are woodsy, a little spicy, and slightly crunchy this is the dish for you! Featuring fresh red Thai chile, fresh lemon juice, minced shallots, canola oil, soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, fresh cremini mushrooms, enoki mushrooms, watercress, baby arugula, radishes, sesame seeds, Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper.

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25 Vibrant Enoki Mushroom Recipes

By: Drizzlemeskinny
Servings: 4
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 50 minutes
bowl of ramen with enoki mushrooms
This is my favorite mushroom stew and can be made with any kind of mushroom. It's a perfect recipe to test your Enoki skills out with.


  • 1/2 cup Soy Chunks
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium parsnip
  • 2 small carrots
  • 1 scallion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/2 lb oyster mushrooms
  • 1/2 lb enoki mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp spice mix, (paprika, cumin, coriander seeds, sea salt)
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • chili peppers , optional to taste


  • Re-hydrate soy chunks: Soak soy chunks in hot water for approximately 10 minutes. Once they have softened, drain and rinse with cold water; gently squeeze out excess liquid. Reserve. 
  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high flame. Once hot, sauté the onion for 3 to 4 minutes, until tender and translucent. 
  • Then, sauté the parsnip and carrots for 3 to 4 minutes more, until they are just tender. Add scallion, garlic, and mushrooms and continue cooking for 2 minutes more, stirring periodically. 
  • Add the other ingredients, including the prepared soy chunks and 1 cup of water; bring it to a simmer. Let your stew simmer, partially covered, for 35 to 40 minutes, until the sauce has slightly thickened and all ingredients are thoroughly cooked. 
  • Garnish with chopped scallions and chili peppers, if desired, and serve hot. Bon appétit!


  • Makes 4 servings 
  • 2 WW points per serving


Serving: 301gCalories: 187kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 11gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 327mgPotassium: 953mgFiber: 10gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 4564IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 141mgIron: 5mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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Course: Soups
Cuisine: Vegan
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