Deep-Fried Mushrooms


Deep-fried mushrooms are an irresistible party appetizer and a great snack during the big game.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 large egg

  • 2 cups oil for frying, or as needed

  • 1 pound button mushrooms, quartered


  1. Stir flour and garlic salt together in a medium bowl. Mix in water and egg until smooth.

  2. Heat oil in a large deep skillet over medium-high heat until a drop of batter will sizzle and float to the top.

  3. Working in small batches, dip mushrooms into batter and fry in hot oil until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of breading ingredients. The actual amount of breading consumed will vary. We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

127 Calories
7g Fat
14g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 127
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 239mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 207mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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