Fried Chicken Mushroom

The Fried Chicken Mushroom, also known as the "Chicken of the Woods," is a unique and sought-after wild mushroom. Its name comes from its meaty texture and flavor, resembling that of chicken. This mushroom has vibrant orange to yellow hues and offers a savory taste that's perfect for vegetarian and vegan dishes.


Fried Chicken Mushroom Tacos


  • 1 cup Fried Chicken mushrooms, cleaned and sliced

  • 8 small taco-sized tortillas

  • 1 avocado, sliced

  • 1 cup shredded lettuce

  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes

  • 1/4 cup diced red onion

  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish

  • Lime wedges for serving

For the Marinade:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari (for a gluten-free option)

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder

  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. In a bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the marinade.

  2. Add the Fried Chicken mushroom slices to the marinade and let them marinate for about 15-20 minutes.

  3. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add the marinated mushroom slices and cook for about 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until they are golden and slightly crispy.

  4. Warm the taco-sized tortillas in the skillet or microwave.

  5. Assemble the tacos: Place shredded lettuce on each tortilla, followed by the cooked Fried Chicken mushrooms.

  6. Top with sliced avocado, diced tomatoes, and diced red onion.

  7. Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves.

  8. Serve the Fried Chicken Mushroom Tacos with lime wedges for a zesty finish.

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