2 tablespoons cooking oil
2 tablespoons dried prawns (the type with the shells still on)
2 shallots, sliced
2 cloves garlic, smashed and roughly chopped
400g fresh mixed mushrooms (such as oyster, abalone, shiitake, shimeji)
2-3 sprigs parsley or coriander, finely choppeddressing
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
1-2 teaspoons mirin or rice wine
1 teaspoon lime or lemon juice
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
Add dried prawns and stir-fry until crisp. Dish out and set aside.
In the same oil, fry the shallots until lightly browned; add the garlic and mushrooms and stir-fry over high heat for 1 minute. Turn off heat and add the herbs and dressing ingredients.
Stir to mix well and season to taste with salt and freshly ground peppercorns. Serve topped with the dried prawns.