Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

At my house, we don't like those fried mushrooms that are black and slimy where the breading slides easily off. This recipe is just a very crisp breading on a fresh mushroom. They'll 'pop' when you cut into them they are so fresh. Panko breadcrumbs are a polished bread crumb that you can find in an Asian market or the International section of your favorite food store and they make just a wonderful crunchier coating, too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flour, cornstarch, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
  2. Add water to make a batter.
  3. Dip clean mushroom into batter letting excess batter drip off.
  4. I find it easier to stick a toothpick into the mushroom to dip it.
  5. After dipping into batter roll in Panko breadcrumbs to coat.
  6. Deep fry in oil until golden.
  7. We like to serve with cocktail sauce.
Most Helpful

5 5

okay so i'm married but i think i love you anyway!! this was a PERFECT batter combo, it made the best fried mushrooms and fried pickles we have ever had!!!! i earned my hive tiara today serving these, the toothpick hint was just too smart, thank you so much for my new go-to batter.....yum!

5 5

Fantastic!!! I used 1 tsp. Lawry's seasoned salt in the batter mix. I had enough batter for 1 lb. of the mushrooms. I pre-heated my oil to 350 degrees while I battered my mushrooms. Big huge hit at our Sunday football party! This one is a definate keeper...

5 5

Perfect! These were very crispy and delicious. I also made fried zucchini. Next time I am going to try onion rings! Thanks for the recipe.