Crispy Maitake Mushrooms (Hen-of-the-Woods)

Watch how to make it here

Maitake, known as hen-of-the-woods, is a delicate mushroom cluster with light brown ruffled edges. The flesh is tender with a deep earthy flavor.

Notes:

  1. Combining cornstarch and vinegar will aid in creating a light, airy, and crispy exterior during frying.
  2. Plain breadcrumbs are preferred since the seasonings will mix in much better.
  3. This recipe calls for air frying to reduce oil consumption.
  4. It is best enjoyed immediately.

Prep Time

10 min

cooking time

10 min

Servings

2

total time

20 min

Difficulty

Ingredients

1
3.5 oz maitake mushrooms, tear into small clusters
2
2 tbsp vegetable oil
3
*For the batter*
4
3/4 cup plant-based milk
5
1/2 cup all purpose flour
6
1 tbsp cornstarch
7
1 tsp rice vinegar
8
*For the breading*
9
2 cups plain breadcrumbs
10
1 tbsp nutritional yeast
11
2 tsp garlic salt

Cooking Instructions

1
1
In a bowl, combine the batter ingredients and whisk together to combine. In a separate bowl, combine the breading ingredients and mix together.
2
2
Dip each mushroom cluster into the batter to coat. Remove and dip into the breading mixture. Coat each mushroom cluster with vegetable oil (spraying it with oil is easiest).
3
3
Air fry at 400F for 10 minutes until light golden brown. Serve with your choice of a dipping sauce and enjoy immediately.
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