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How Many Calories In Fried Mushrooms? Find Out Here!

Written By Susan
Updated On February 12, 2022

Are Fried Mushrooms High In Calories?

You can pretty much deep fry anything, including mushrooms, when marinated well these mushrooms taste even better as a dinner side or snack, but just how many calories do they have?

Fried mushrooms have around 150 calories per serving and can be fried in breadcrumbs or spices for a great snack or side.

We've composed a short guide below which will take you through how to deep fry mushrooms in two ways down below and how to make swaps for a healthier fried mushroom. 

How Can I Make Fried Mushrooms Healthy 

To make fried mushrooms healthy it's best to choose a healthy oil such as olive oil, you should also avoid using too many breadcrumbs and make sure your mushrooms are a medium weight you can just avoid the breadcrumbs entirely and fry the mushrooms as they are. 

At 150 calories per serving these fried mushrooms can be enjoyed as a healthy snack rather than French fries.

Our Best Two Ways To Deep Fry Mushrooms

We've listed two ways to deep fry your mushrooms down below for a quick and easy snack or side dish. 

Fried Mushrooms Without Breadcrumbs 

Ingredients 

  • Fresh tarragon and thyme. 
  • Peppercorns.
  • Two garlic cloves. 
  • White wine vinegar. 
  • Olive oil.
  • Flour.
  • Mushrooms. 
  • Lemon.

Method

  1. Make your vinegar mix with your tarragon and thyme, allow it to steep then fill your pan with some olive oil and start to heat it.
  2. Put your flour on a plate with some seasoning and zest of a lemon, cut the mushrooms up and put some water to keep them moist.
  3. Deep fry your mushrooms portion by portion, this should take around 4 minutes then take from the oil with a slotted spoon and serve with your vinegar! 

Deep-Fried Mushrooms With Breadcrumbs

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour.
  • Pinch of salt.
  • One egg.
  • One cup of water.
  • Mushrooms.
  • Two cups of oil.

Method

  1. In a bowl mix your flour and water then the egg, heat your frying pan on high heat with the oil and make sure it's sizzling.
  2. Put the mushrooms in the batter then into the oil and fry until golden brown, remove and put on paper towels.

Final Words 

To conclude, deep-fried mushrooms have around 150 calories per serving, but this can vary according to recipes, this makes them a great snack or side dish to have which won't cost you your diet and is easy to make with our two recipes above!

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