Green Beans with Shiitake Mushrooms and Ginger Pressure Cooker Recipe

Recipe Category: Green-Bean


Green Beans With Shiitake Mushrooms And Ginger Pressure Cooker Recipe


SERVES 4 to 6 as a side dish – Cooker: 5- to 7-quart – Time: 2 minutes at HIGH pressure

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 medium shallots, chopped
  • 5 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms (about 1½ cups), tough stems removed and caps thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1½ pounds tender young green beans or haricots vert, ends trimmed and cut into 2- to 3-inch pieces on the diagonal
  • ½ cup water or vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar or brown rice vinegar


  1. In a 5- to 7-quart pressure cooker pot, heat the oil over medium-high heat
  2. Add the shallots and cook, stirring a few times, until soft, about 3 minutes; do not brown
  3. Add the mushrooms and ginger and cook, stirring a few times, for 2 minutes
  4. Add the green beans, water, soy sauce, and vinegar
  5. Close and lock the lid
  6. Set the burner heat to high
  7. When the cooker reaches HIGH pressure, reduce the burner heat as low as you can and still maintain HIGH pressure
  8. Set a timer to cook for 2 minutes
  9. Remove the pot from the heat
  10. Open the cooker with the Quick Release method
  11. Be careful of the steam as you remove the lid
  12. Serve immediately

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