Sauteed Mushrooms: The Perfect Choices to Add to Your Meals
Sauteed mushrooms are easy to cook, fast, delicious, healthy, and versatile. This tasty dish has a brown color on the outside. When you taste it, you will find moist and juicy inside. Plus, you get so many nutrition from the mushrooms including vitamins, protein, minerals, and antioxidants.
With only skillet and spoon, you can cook sauteed mushrooms in just a few minutes. Add more time for preparation and you will get more delightful this glossy brown dish. Who will say it hard to do?
Serve sauteed mushrooms to add flavor to your steak. Present it alongside with eggs and salad for healthy and delicious breakfast. Serve it with pasta, rice, potato, or other carbs. Serve it with meat or serve it with vegetables. You get so many options to enjoy the rich flavor of the mushroom.
In this article, Mushroomsite provides recipes as follows:
- Base Recipe for sauteed mushrooms.
- Sauteed Mushrooms for Steak a Scrumptious Touch.
- Sauteed Mushrooms and Onions a Wonderful Flavor.
There are so many recipes you can try with a lot of variation. Yet, if this is the first time you cook sauteed mushrooms, this super simple recipe would be better. Use it as the base recipe and you can do variations to add taste and flavor.
Base Recipe for sauteed mushrooms
Prepare the ingredients:
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- A pinch of salt.
- 250g sliced mushrooms
Mushrooms are the main ingredient. Principally, you can use any mushroom as you like or available to cook sauteed mushrooms. For other ingredients, you replace it with something available in the kitchen. For instance, replace olive oil with butter, margarine, or any cooking oil. If you do not have dried basil, replace it with other dried herbs such as rosemary, tarragon, or thyme. You can even use the fresh herb as you like. If you use salted butter, you may not need salt.
It only took 5 minutes to cook sauteed mushrooms. First, heat up the skillet over medium heat and put oil on it. Put sliced mushroom and sauté for about 3-4 minutes until you see the mushroom turn brownish. Add dried herb and salt. Stir carefully. Sauté for another 1-2 minutes until it smells good.
Notice: Large skillet or pan is preferable to give enough space for the mushrooms to be in a single layer so they will brown together. If you use a small pan, it may be stacked and steamed, instead.
Sauteed Mushrooms for Steak a Scrumptious Touch
Steak and sauteed mushrooms are perfect pairs. Choose between simple one, with onions or caramelized onions. However, these variations below will give you touch that is more scrumptious to your steak.
a. Savory and caramelized
This recipe will give you sauteed mushrooms with a stronger taste and smells.
First, make ready the ingredients:
- 250gr mushrooms of your like, remove the stem, and cut
- 2 tablespoon of canola oil
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 garlic, minced
- Worchester sauce: 1 tablespoon
- white wine: 1 tablespoon
- black pepper: 1 teaspoon
- Fresh parsley, chop
Second, follow the cooking direction:
- Over medium heat, heat oil in large pan. Add onion and garlic and stir for a while until softened.
- Adding mushrooms and stir it frequently until it starts to brown
- Add Worchester sauce, white wine, and black pepper. Cook until the wine evaporated.
- Turn off the heat and put it alongside your steak
- Sprinkle chopped parsley on the top.
- Serve it immediately.
b. Hot and Spicy
This option of sauteed mushrooms is perfect to add heat on your hot plate.
Make available the ingredients.
- vegetable oil: 2 tablespoon
- 250gr mushrooms of your like, remove the stem, and slice/cut
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 garlic, minced
- teriyaki sauce: 1 tablespoon
- cooking wine: 1 tablespoon
- chili powder: 1 teaspoon
- Salt to taste
- Fresh green onion, sliced thinly
- Heat a large pan and put vegetable oil on it.
- Add onion and garlic. Stir carefully until the good smell come out
- Add mushroom and cook until it tender. Stir frequently.
- Add teriyaki sauce, cooking wine, chili powder, and salt. Stir it until everything is mixed and caramelized.
- Remove from heat and put it next to your steak.
- Sprinkle sliced green onion on top.
- Serve immediately.
For steak, the choice of sauteed mushroom should balance the steak. If the steak is simple, you can have stronger taste mushroom. If the steak has a strong flavor, choose simple sauteed mushrooms.
Sauteed Mushrooms and Onions a Wonderful Flavor
1. First recipe
- 1 onion, dice it
- 1 garlic, mince it
- 250g fresh mushroom of you like. slice it
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Dried or fresh herb of you like
- A pinch of salt
Follow the directions:
Heat up olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sauté mushroom, onion, and garlic until the mushroom turn brownish and the onion goes limp. Add herb, salt to taste, and stir for a little while. Turn off the heat and serve it.
Note: You can add or reduce the amount of onion and garlic as you like it better. Similar to the first sauteed mushrooms recipe; you can always replace the olive oil with other oil.
2. Second recipe
This sauteed mushrooms will taste different because you will make the onion caramelized. It will take a bit longer cooking time but the result will be great.
Provide the ingredients.
- soy sauce: 1 tablespoon
- 1 tablespoon cooking wine
- 250g fresh mushroom of you like, remove the stem.
- olive oil (or other oil): 2 tablespoon
- One onion, dice it
- Optional: garlic and herb
Heat up olive oil in skillet/pan over medium heat. Have onion and soy sauce to the pan and stir it for a while. Add mushrooms and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add cooking wine and stir until the onion is perfectly caramelized. Serve your sauteed mushrooms.
Note: You can slice or cut the mushrooms on your preference but it will affect cooking time. Soy sauce already gives the salty taste so you do not need salt. If you do not cook with wine or other alcohol, you can replace it with sugar or honey for the caramel. Hmm… Yummy. Enjoy it.
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