Air fryer mushrooms

Air-fried mushrooms are delicious and healthy; they are quick and easy to make and can be served or used in many ways. Use them as a side dish, as an appetizer, or to finish a good broccoli soup or a simple salad.

Why make air fryer mushrooms?

There are many reasons to make air fryer (affiliate link) mushrooms. I love how they complement a meal or bring that flavorful and meaty texture to a dish.

Mushrooms are the perfect vegetable to have air-fried and ready in the fridge when in a hurry.

Ways to use fried mushrooms

Think about it; you could add them to soups or finish a soup instead of croutons, you could make a sandwich or add them to tacos or eat with your rajas con crema.

Add them to your favorite pasta or make a garlicky guajillo pepper pasta with them.

how to air fry mushrooms

  • Clean your mushrooms with a kitchen towel or paper towel. If you find they have more dirt than usual, use a pastry brush to clean them out.
  • Shred or cut your mushrooms into pieces; they don’t have to be small; they will shrink in the air fryer (affiliate link).
  • Place the mushrooms on a baking sheet or bowl and drizzle with olive oil or vegetable oil. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Place your seasoned mushrooms in your air fryer (affiliate link) basket or baking sheet.
  • Air fry for 5 minutes at a 400ºF air fryer (affiliate link), shake the basket, move around the baking sheet, and cook for five more minutes.

Different ingredients to Flavor them

If you add a teaspoon or two of these ingredients, your mushrooms will be taken to another flavor level.

  • Garlic powder and, or onion powder
  • Soy sauce, tamari, or vegan Worcestershire sauce
  • Finish them with some lemon juice
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Liquid smoke

how to roast mushrooms in the oven

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut mushrooms into thin slices and spread on a baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, stirring once halfway through, until golden and cripsy on the outside.

How to store roasted mushrooms?

Roasted mushrooms can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Different types of mushrooms

  • Portabella mushrooms: They are large in size and have a dark brown or black coloration. Portabella mushrooms are known for their hearty flavor and meaty texture, making them a popular ingredient in many cooked dishes.
  • White button mushrooms: Button mushrooms are small, round mushrooms with a smooth, brownish cap. They have a mild flavor and are often used in soups, sauces, and salads.
  • Cremini mushrooms: Cremini mushrooms, also called baby bella mushrooms, are a variety of mushroom that is smaller and darker than the white button mushroom. These mushrooms have a slightly earthy flavor and are a good choice for recipes that call for mushrooms.
  • Oyster mushrooms: Oyster mushrooms are a good source of protein and they are also a good source of antioxidants. Oyster mushrooms are low in calories and fat and are a good fiber source.

  • Lion mane mushrooms are white with a hairy appearance, hence their name. Lion’s mane mushrooms are a good source of antioxidants and polysaccharides. They have been shown to have anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, and anti-microbial properties.
  • Shiitake mushrooms are used in many recipes in Asian cuisine and have a wide range of health benefits. Shiitake mushrooms are a variety of mushrooms that have a distinct taste and are rich in nutrients, and are a great flavor booster in vegan cuisine.

Other mushroom recipes that you may like:

Air fryer mushrooms

Alejandra Graf
These air fryer mushrooms are the perfect side dish! They are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
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Total Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 87 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 16 oz sliced or shredded mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • Clean your mushrooms with a kitchen towel or paper towel. If you find they have more dirt than usual, use a pastry brush to clean them out.
  • Shred or cut your mushrooms into pieces; they don’t have to be small; they will shrink in the air fryer.
  • Place the mushrooms on a baking sheet or bowl and drizzle with olive oil or vegetable oil. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Place your seasoned mushrooms in your air fryer basket or baking sheet.
  • Air fry for 5 minutes at a 400ºF air fryer, shake the basket, move around the baking sheet, and cook for five more minutes.

Notes

Different ingredients to Flavor them
If you add a teaspoon or two of these ingredients, your mushrooms will be taken to another flavor level.
  • Garlic powder and, or onion powder
  • Soy sauce, tamari, or vegan Worcestershire sauce
  • Finish them with some lemon juice
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Liquid smoke
How to roast mushrooms in the oven
Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut mushrooms into thin slices and spread on a baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, stirring once halfway through, until golden and cripsy on the outside.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 87kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 2gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.01gSodium: 10mgPotassium: 413mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gCalcium: 3mgIron: 0.4mg
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