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Chicken of the woods recipe

Chicken of the woods recipe:

Chicken of the woods recipe

Chicken of the woods recipe is an edible mushroom that contains ' Chicken a flavor Also, it shows a meaty texture when cooked. Chicken of the Woods is considered and accepted as a chicken substitute by vegetarians for its taste and texture. So it is called the Chicken of the woods recipe.

Laetiporus sulphureus: is the scientific name of chicken of the woods. It is most commonly found in the base of dead trees or the dead parts of a living tree.
It can also be found on dead conifer stumps. The good news is that it is easy to find out. One can recognize this mushroom by its color, shape, and texture.

Though chicken of the woods is a wild mushroom it is healthy and too tasty when it is
cooked. You can make pasta with it or can make fried chicken of the woods. Even it can be
added to cook fried rice, soup, etc.
Today we will know the recipe for delicious fried chicken of the woods.
All you need is a few ingredients and some easy steps.

Ingredients :

  • 1.3 pounds of mushrooms (Chicken of the woods)
    2.2 tablespoons of paprika
    3.2 teaspoons of garlic powder
    4.½ teaspoons of black pepper
    5.2 cups flour
    6.2 cups of buttermilk
    7.2 tablespoons of salt.
    8.2 cups of oil.

Just see, these ingredients are available in our kitchen. So you can make this delicious fried
chicken of the woods without much preparation.
Now, let’s see the cooking steps. Chicken of the woods recipe.

Cooking steps:

Chicken of the woods recipe

1. Remove dirt from the chicken of the woods-

Swab any dirt from the chicken of the woods using a brush or towel. If you want to wash the mushrooms, wash them with a little water and do that very carefully as the mushrooms can absorb a lot of water.

2. Cut the mushrooms.

Take the mushrooms and exclude the dense fibrous part at the base of it with a knife. Cut
the soft part of the mushroom into small pieces whatever you like to have.
You can cut it into a cutlet shape or strip shape or the normal shape of a chicken.

3. Dip the pieces in buttermilk

Pour 2 cups of buttermilk into a bowl. Then dip the pieces of the mushrooms in the
buttermilk until they get coated perfectly. Then keep the coated pieces on a baking sheet
or a flat plate.

4. Mix the spices

Take a small bowl, then add 2 tablespoons of paprika, 2 tablespoons of salt,½ teaspoon
of black pepper, and 2 teaspoons of garlic powder gradually. Mix all the spices properly.
5. Sprinkle the spices on the mushrooms.
Now come to the plate of mushrooms.
Then sprinkle the mixed spices on the pieces of mushrooms.
Now it's time to fry them…

6. Fry the sprinkled mushrooms

Take a frying pan on the stove. Pour enough oil (for deep frying) into the pan. Wait until the oil gets hot. When the oil becomes hot, add the pieces of mushroom. Fry the mushrooms for 3-4 minutes until it gets golden brown color. When one side is fried, flip them over and fry them until they become golden on the other side.

When both sides are fried, take the mushrooms from the pan and wipe the excess oil on the surface of the fried mushrooms with a kitchen tissue. The next step is to decorate mushrooms.

7. Decorate the mushrooms

You can decorate in many ways like using mayonnaise, chili sauce, tomato sauce, etc.I
am sharing a beautiful and easy decorating idea. Take the mushrooms in a bowl. Top
them with mayonnaise and a little tomato sauce. Sprinkle a little black pepper. Add some
cucumber slices and lettuce leaves.That's all your decoration.After decorating it will look very beautiful and yummy.
So, now you know how to make the delicious fried chicken of the woods. You can serve them as

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snacks or appetizers.
Vegetarians can have it for dinner or for lunch.
Also, you can make this tasty dish for your guests and tiffin for your child.
Mushrooms contain too many proteins, minerals, and vitamins. Its health benefits can't be
described in words.
So just make it home and enjoy the delicious and healthy dish.

Chicken of the woods recipe

Caution :

Some wild mushrooms are harmful to health and contain toxic substances.
So when collecting mushrooms make sure it is chicken of wood. If you don’t know enough about it, get help from a mushroom expert. Mayonnaise is very high in calories. So avoid mayonnaise if one is on a diet or trying to lose weight.

Also, patients with heart disease and high blood pressure should avoid mayonnaise. If they don’t cook chicken of the woods in soup or pasta, this is a good one for them called Chicken of the Woods Recipe.



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