Fried Mushrooms with Horseradish Dipping Sauce

Melissa Varady


I love fried mushrooms! I finally found the perfect batter, light and fluffy, to make awesome fried mushrooms, and I can't have fried mushrooms without creamy horseradish sauce!


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2 to 4 (or 1 if it's me!)
10 Min
20 Min


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2 pkg
fresh white button mushrooms (8 oz each)
flour for dredging (about 1/3 cup)
eggs, separated
1/2 c
vegetable oil


1/2 c
sour cream
1 Tbsp
prepared horseradish
2 Tbsp
all natural unsweetened applesauce
2 Tbsp
panko or plain bread crumbs
2 Tbsp
finely chopped chives
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Fried Mushrooms with Horseradish Dipping Sauce


  • 1For horseradish sauce: Mix all ingredients together and let sit for at least 30 minutes.
  • 2For fried mushrooms: Heat oil over medium heat. While oil is heating remove stems from mushrooms and dredge in flour.
  • 3Beat the egg yolks until thick and lemon colored. In a separate bowl, beat the whites until they stand in peaks. Fold the yolks into the whites. Dip each mushroom in egg mixture until well coated, then place in oil to fry. )
  • 4Fry mushrooms until golden brown, flipping and spooning oil over tops when needed. As each mushroom is done, carefully scoop it out with a slotted spoon and place on a plate with a paper towel on it. Serve immediately with horseradish sauce or ranch dressing for dipping.

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About Fried Mushrooms with Horseradish Dipping Sauce

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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