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crispy fried mushrooms

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Ofallon, MO

These Fried Mushrooms are coated with a somewhat spicy seasoned panko bread crumb mixture and fried to crispy golden perfection. Beyond a doubt they are the best fried mushroom recipe I have ever tried. They always get rave reviews and they are great for movie night, game day and cocktails with friends. I love to serve them with Chili Cheese Dip, Cowboy Caviar, and Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip.

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For crispy fried mushrooms

  • 1 1/4 c
    panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    old bay seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    marjoram
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 lb
    white button mushrooms stems trimmed
  • 1/2 c
    flour
  • cooking oil

How To Make crispy fried mushrooms

  • 1
    In a small bowl combine the bread crumbs, Old Bay seasoning, marjoram, garlic powder, and salt. Add the buttermilk to another small bowl.
  • 2
    Wash and dry your mushrooms thoroughly. Add the mushrooms to a zipper storage bag. Add the flour and shake to coat. Dip them in the buttermilk and roll them through the seasoned panko breadcrumbs.
  • 3
    Heat 1 1/4 inches oil in a Dutch oven, heavy pot or fryer to 375 degrees. Carefully add a few of the breaded mushrooms at a time frying until golden brown; 2-3 minutes. Remove to paper towels to drain.
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