Deep Fried Oyster Mushrooms

These deep fried oyster mushrooms from Ivan Tisdall-Downes are the perfect fried chicken replacement - try them in tacos and burgers.

Oyster Mushrooms
Earl Grey
Fava Bean Flour
Neutral Vegetable Oil
Step 01: Heat the Oil

Vegetable Oil

Heat the vegetable oil in a deep saucepan or deep fat fryer on a medium-high heat.

Step 02: Prep the Mushrooms

Oyster mushrooms, Earl Grey, Fava Bean Flour

First, tear the Grey Oysters into sections lengthways, then take each piece and gently tear the top of the cap to create a fanned top.
*This increases the surface area, creating an even crispier coating.

Now briefly soak the oyster mushrooms in a bowl of Earl Grey tea.

Next dip them into the fava bean flour.

Step 03: Deep Fry

Then, add the oyster mushrooms to the oil, being sure not to overcrowd the pan, and cook until golden brown.

Drain on kitchen towel and serve.

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