These vegan baked mushroom fries are an absolute dream! Crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside and super easy to make.
If you’re thinking you can only use potatoes to make delicious fries, think again! For this recipe, we’re using portobello mushrooms. Coated in a flavourful parsley-breadcrumb mixture and baked in the oven without any fat, they’re a healthy and super tasty alternative to traditional French fries.
What are portobello mushrooms?
Portobello mushrooms have a large, flat, dark brown cap that grows up to 5 inches in diameter when mature. They’re rich flavoured, have a meaty texture and are extremely versatile. Grill them as a whole to make veggie burgers, chop into soups and stews or hollow out to stuff with a variety of fillings.
Why you’ll love these baked mushroom fries:
Combination of flavours
Parsley, garlic, paprika and chilli – after making this recipe about 1,000 times, I’ve finally found the perfect flavour combination! Breaded in panko breadcrumbs, these baked mushroom fries also super light and crispy.
Portobello mushrooms are low in sodium, and very low in saturated fat and Cholesterol. They are also a good source of protein, vitamin B6, folate, magnesium, zinc and Manganese, and a very good source of dietary fiber and potassium, one of the most important minerals in the body.
Easy to make
We like to keep it simple. Straight forward ingredients, that you can actually pronounce, natural flavourings and no-fuss methods. With this baked mushroom fries recipe, it’s no different. Just 10 ingredients and about 30 minutes required.
Are you hungry for baked mushroom fries yet?
4 large portobello mushrooms
50ml almond milk
50g plain flour
For the breadcrumbs mixture:
70g Panko breadcrumbs
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp pepper
½ tsp garlic powder
2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 tsp salt
- Preheat the oven to 200°C.
- Remove the stalks from each mushroom and chop the mushroom cap into 1cm thick slices.
- Set up a breading station by adding the flour, plant milk and breadcrumbs to three separate shallow dishes. Add the seasoning to the breadcrumbs and stir.
- One by one, dip the mushrooms fries into the mixtures. Flour first, then milk, then breadcrumbs.
- Arrange the mushrooms onto a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
- Serve them with your favourite dipping sauce.
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