Garlic Butter Enoki Mushrooms

Garlic and butter make everything taste better and enoki mushrooms are no exception. This enoki mushroom recipe is absolutely the best way to cook and enjoy these delicious mushrooms!

What are enoki mushrooms?

Enoki mushrooms are a species of edible mushrooms used in Japanese cuisine and many east Asian dishes.  They are long, thin, white and have a noodle like appearance with an umami taste profile and a unique crunchy texture.  Enoki mushrooms are used in various Asian side dish recipes, toppings in soups, and used in hot pots like Japanese shabu-shabu and nabe recipes.

Japanese style garlic butter enoki mushroom recipe served in a bowl topped with chopped green onions.

Where can you buy enoki mushrooms and how do you prepare them?

You can purchase enoki mushrooms at most Asian grocery stores or health food stores.

To prepare, simply give it a quick rinse and cut 1/2 inch off the stem to easily remove the dirt.

Can you eat enoki mushroom raw?

Enoki mushrooms can be eaten raw or cooked, but most recipes do cook the enoki mushrooms.

What are Garlic Butter Enoki Mushrooms and the instructions to make it?

Enoki mushrooms are cooked in an aluminum pouch with a garlic butter mixture.  This recipe is perfect to cook on the grill or in the oven for a delicious gluten-free side dish that goes well over a bowl of rice or cauliflower rice for a healthier low carb option.

To cook, place butter, enoki mushrooms, diced garlic along with salt, pepper, and Japanese sake in foil.  Fold the foil over to create a pouch and grill or bake in the oven 10-15 minutes.

Japanese style garlic butter enoki mushroom recipe served in a bowl topped with chopped green onions, top down.

What is the nutrition information for this Garlic Butter Enoki Mushrooms recipe?

  • 160 Calories
  • 10g Carbohydrates
  • 3g Fiber
  • 3g Protein
  • 12g Fat
  • 31mg Cholesterol
  • 252mg Sodium
  • 360mg Potassium
  • 5mg Calcium
  • 1mg Iron
  • 415ui Vitamin A
  • 2mg Vitamin C

Did you have any tips on making this enoki mushroom recipe?

  • Make sure to cut off the roots and wash mushrooms really well.
  • Add some chili pepper or accouple of drops of soy sauce for more flavor.
  • Add a splash of mirin to give it a touch of sweetness, or 1/4 tsp of Monkfruit Erythritol Blend to keep it low carb and sugar-free.
  • For a vegan option, use vegan butter alternatives.

Japanese style garlic butter enoki mushroom recipe served in a bowl topped with chopped green onions being picked up with a pair of chopsticks.

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Now, let’s get making this Garlic Butter Enoki Mushrooms recipe!

  • Prepping Time 5M
  • Cooking Time 10M
  • Total Time 15M
  • Net Carb/Serv ~5g
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

  • 7 oz Enoki Mushroom (1 pack)
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1/8 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Japanese Sake (can substitute with Dry Sherry)
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

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2) If you are baking, preheat oven to 350F.  If you are grilling, preheat grill to 350F.

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3) Using the sheet of aluminum foil, make a pouch that measures around 10″x12″.  Place butter inside of aluminum pouch and set aside.

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4) Cut off about 1 inch from the bottom of the enoki mushroom and discard (this will get rid of the dirt).  Wash enoki mushroom thoroughly with water while trying to break apart the mushrooms as much as possible.  Squeeze out any excess water with your hands and transfer the enoki mushroom into the aluminum pouch on top of the butter.

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5) Finely dice garlic cloves and place on top of enoki mushroom, along with salt, black pepper and Japanese sake.

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6) Close foil pouch while leaving about 7/8 gap open on top.

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7) Finely chop green onions and set aside.

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8a) For grilling, place foil pouch on indirect fire (back of grill) and cook for 10 minutes with lid closed, maintaining a temperature of about 350F.  Occasionally stir the mushroom around to help mix in sauce and close back up. Once 10 minutes has passed, transfer to a serving plate, top with chopped green onions and enjoy hot!

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8b) For baking, place foil pouch in the center of the oven and cook for 10 minutes.  About halfway through at the 5 minute mark, stir the mushroom around to help mix in sauce and close back up.  Once 10 minutes has passed, transfer to a serving plate, top with chopped green onions and enjoy hot!

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Japanese style garlic butter enoki mushroom recipe served in a bowl topped with chopped green onions.

Garlic Butter Enoki Mushrooms

Garlic and butter make everything taste better and enoki mushrooms are no exception. This enoki mushroom recipe is absolutely the best way to cook and enjoy these delicious mushrooms!
4.42 from 24 votes
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: enoki, enoki mushroom recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2
Print Recipe
Calories: 160kcal

Ingredients

  • 7 oz Enoki Mushroom 1 pack
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1/8 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Japanese Sake can substitute with Dry Sherry
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • If you are baking, preheat oven to 350If you are grilling, preheat grill to 350F.
  • Using the sheet of aluminum foil, make a pouch that measures around 10"x12". Place butter inside of aluminum pouch and set aside.
  • Cut off about 1 inch from the bottom of the Enoki mushroom and discard (this will get rid of the dirt). Wash Enoki mushroom thoroughly with water while trying to break apart the mushrooms as much as possible. Squeeze out any excess water with your hands and transfer the Enoki mushroom into the aluminum pouch on top of the butter.
  • Finely dice garlic cloves and place on top of Enoki mushroom, along with salt, black pepper and Japanese sake.
  • Close foil pouch while leaving about 7/8 gap open on top.
  • Finely chop green onions and set aside.
  • For grilling, place foil pouch on indirect fire (back of grill and cook for 10 minutes with lid closed, maintaining a temperature of about 350. Occasional stir the mushroom around to help mix in sauce and close back up. Once 10 minutes has passed, transfer to a serving plate, top with chopped green onions and enjoy hot! For baking, place foil pouch in the center of the oven and cook for 15 minutes. About halfway through at the 7 minute mark, stir the mushroom around to help mix in sauce and close back up. Once 15 minutes has passed, transfer to a serving plate, top with chopped green onions and enjoy hot!

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Nutrition

Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 252mg | Potassium: 360mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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