Crispy Fried Oyster Mushrooms

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VEGAN FRIENDLY

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes

5 Ingredients

Plus oil, salt & pepper

Servings

4

Get your fried food fix with these perfectly seasoned Crispy Fried Oyster Mushrooms!

PANKO

ONION POWDER

PEPPER

SALT

OYSTER MUSHROOMS

FLOUR

GARLIC POWDER

COCONUT MILK

INGREDIENTS

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1

step

Prepare your oyster mushrooms.  Rinse them and slice off the stem, about 1/2 an inch from the head. 

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2

step

Whisk whole-wheat flour, coconut milk, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder in a shallow bowl.  Pour Panko into a 2nd shallow bowl. 

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3

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Use your hands or a fork to dredge the mushrooms through the batter in the first bowl, until you're left with a thick coat of batter on each mushroom. 

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4

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Toss your battered mushrooms in the bowl with panko to coat.  Make sure they are fully covered and then we're ready to fry! 

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GREEN

Did you know that coconut oil is compostable? Allow it to cool completely and take any floating bits out before adding it to your compost bin.

tip!

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5

step

Add coconut oil to a large pot or saucepan, so that the oil is about 1 inch deep.  Heat on medium up to target temperature of 375°F. 

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6

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Carefully drop your battered and coated mushrooms into the hot oil, being careful not to overcrowd the pan.  I usually fry 5-7 mushrooms at a time. 

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7

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Fry for about 3-5 minutes on each side, until both sides are golden brown.  Getting hungry yet!? 

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8

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Use a skimmer or sieve to remove the mushrooms from the oil.  Place them on a stack of 2 or 3 paper towels to soak up any excess oil. 

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9

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Transfer the mushrooms to plates or a sharing basket and serve with your favorite dipping sauce (I love honey mustard with mine). Enjoy! 

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PRO

tips

You can use peanut, canola, or vegetable oil in place of coconut oil with similar results if you prefer.

I highly recommend whole wheat flour, but you can absolutely use all-purpose if you prefer. Just add one extra tablespoon to your batter to make sure it is thick enough.