Published On: Thu, Feb 15th, 2018

Teriyaki shiitake bowl

If you like salty and sweet meaty meals without the animal cruelty then you’ll love this vegan teriyaki shiitake bowl. 

vegan Teriyaki shiitake bowl

Vegan teriyaki shiitake bowl

By Alexander Willow-Harvey (


  • 2 Tbsp agave nectar
  • 4 Tbsp soy sauce (use tamari for gluten-free)
  • 4 Tbsp Clearspring mikawa mirin
  • 2 Tbsp sake
  • 4 cups sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp finely grated ginger
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil, plus more to stir-fry the veg
  • Selection of your favourite stir-fried vegetables (I used sliced sprouts and calvero nero kale)
  • Wide udon noodles (use rice noodles for gluten-free)


  1. Whisk together the agave, soy sauce, mirin, sake and the ginger and garlic in a mixing bowl and toss through the sliced shiitakes.
  2. Cover with cling film and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Stir fry vegetables of your choice to your liking in a wok and cook the noodles according to the package instructions.
  4. Use the same wok you used for the veg and heat the vegetable oil in it, then chuck in the marinated shiitakes and cook until sticky and delicious, which takes approx. 10 minutes.

About the author

Alexander lives by the sea in England, and is the son of both a baker and a chef. Growing up, many of his happy memories were food related, but he never really explored cooking by himself until he became vegan. He wants to show people how to eat tasty, healthy and nutritious food, and how to make vegetables incredibly tasty!

For more inspiring vegan recipes, please visit Alexander’s website,



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