How to make Pan Fried Mushrooms -
Mushroom lovers are going to lap this one up. A visual delight, this stir-fried treat will definitely add more grace to your party table.
This recipe is from the book Party Cooking.
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Available in various types, shapes and sizes, these edible fungi (purely vegetarian!) are a great way to glam-up your dishes. Talking about the types, there are – button, enoki, morel, oyster, shiitake, porcini, chanterelle and portabella. Buy the ones with a firm texture and even colour with tightly-closed caps. If the gills are showing, it is an indication of age and they are probably past their prime.
Prep Time : 16-20 minutes
Cook time : 26-30 minutes
Level Of Cooking : Moderate
Ingredients for Pan Fried Mushrooms Recipe
Button Mushrooms quartered 20-24
Porcini Mushrooms optional 1/2 cup
Oyster mushrooms optional 1/2 cup
Red capsicum 1/2 inch pieces 1 small
Yellow capsicum 1/2 inch pieces 1 small
Olive oil 1 tablespoon
Onion cut into ½ inch cubes 2 medium
Garlic crushed 3 cloves
Soy sauce 1 tablespoon
Red chilli sauce 1 tablespoon
Vinegar 1/2 tablespoon
Dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Black peppercorns crushed 8-10
Fresh basil leaves roughly torn 7-8
If using, porcini and oyster mushrooms, soak in lukewarm water for twenty minutes. Drain. Wash well and set aside.
Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the onions and sauté over medium heat till translucent. Add the garlic and stir-fry for a minute.
Add the mushrooms and red and yellow capsicums and sauté on high heat for three minutes. Add the soy sauce, red chilli sauce and vinegar and sauté for another two minutes.
Add the thyme, salt and crushed peppercorns. Remove from heat, stir in basil and serve hot.