Crumbed mushrooms

Crumbed mushrooms: Tasty starter. Image: Adobe.

Crumbed mushrooms – Crispy delights with a tangy dipping sauce

Bite through the crispy crust of crumbed mushrooms and enjoy the umami flavour of mushrooms wrapped inside.

Crumbed mushrooms

Crumbed mushrooms: Tasty starter. Image: Adobe.

Crumbed mushrooms bring back memories of eating at the SPUR with the family. This winter, make your own crispy delights to enjoy at home.

Wintertime is almost synonymous with snack time. It feels as if there is always a little empty spot in your stomach that needs to be filled with a tasty snack. Try our delicious, crumbed mushrooms recipe. It is crispy, delicious and will fill you with warmth if you enjoy them when freshly fried.

This tasty snack is quick and easy to prepare. It is furthermore a cost-effective snack to enjoy. You can also prepare crumbed mushrooms as a palatable starter before digging into an appetising main meal. It is perfect to set the mood for a delicious three-course meal.

Serve these crumbed mushrooms with a dipping sauce of your choice for the ultimate taste experience. A mayonnaise and mustard sauce pairs really well with this crispy bite.

Crumbed mushrooms recipe

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Irene Muller Course: StarterCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 cup 1 flour

  • 1 cup 1 bread crumbs

  • 1 teaspoon 1 salt

  • 4 4 eggs

  • 2 punnets 2 medium to large washed button mushrooms

  • 1 bottle 1 sunflower oil for deep-frying


  • Heat the oil in a frying pan.
  • In a round bowl whisk the eggs well.
  • Using a separate bowl, mix the flour, bread crumbs and salt together.
  • Place the mushrooms in the beaten egg, make sure to cover completely.
  • Coat the mushrooms well with the crumbs and flour mixture.
  • Place in hot oil for a few minutes. Lightly fry in oil until golden brown.
  • Use a slotted spoon to remove from the oil, and drain on a paper towel.


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