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Fried Portobello Mushrooms


If you’re searching for a vegan classic, these fried portobello mushrooms are a must-try. These portobello mushrooms are delectable, slightly crunchy on the outside, and delightfully delicate on the inside — they’ve even converted our own mushroom reviewer! With just a basic spice combination, you can prepare these portobello mushrooms in the Air-fryer in minutes and enjoy them as a side dish.

If you like more air-fryer recipes you can add these to your lists; Air-Fried Eggplant Parmesan with PastaCrispy Kale ChipsMixed Vegetables With Stir-Fry Tofu. Is there anything better than eating vegetables that are very tasty? I don’t believe so, either! This dish elevates mushrooms to a new level of flavor and texture. These mushrooms are simple to prepare and cook, and they will offer a nutritious side dish to any main meal in a classy style.


What Is Portobello Mushroom?

Portobello MushroomsPortobello mushrooms are the mature form of edible fungus. They’re a big mushroom, meaty, chewy texture, savory flavor, and dense. Stuffed, broiled, grilled, and used as a meat replacement in sandwiches and burgers are all common ways to prepare them.



Commonly Asked Questions

  • You can use dried thyme, but dry oregano can also be used.
  • We merely add a smidgeon of oil to make the mushrooms soft and appetizing!
  • You can produce additional mushrooms, but they must be laid out flat (not stacked)
  • This dish may use any dipping sauce.


Vegan Globetrotter Pro-Tips

Here’s what I’ve discovered that will help you perfect the recipe the first time and every time after that:

  • The oil is excellent for seasoning the mushrooms; we only need a small amount.
  • Along the process, you may take the basket out by the handle to check on how the mushrooms are cooking.
  • There are many different sizes of air-fryer. Some will cook quicker while others will cook slower depending on the model.
  • Check the mushrooms after 2 minutes to observe how they are cooking the first time you prepare the recipe.
  • Topped with your favorite vegan toppings.


Frying Portobello Mushrooms are really delectable! Try this air-fry recipe and share it with your family and friends.


Try Our Fried Portobello Mushroom:

Fried Portobello Mushrooms

Frying Portobello Mushrooms

Frying Portobello Mushrooms is simple and fast! This recipe is ideal as a side dish, and everyone will like the taste and texture.
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Australian, International
Servings 7 Servings
Calories 37 kcal


  • 7 portobello mushrooms
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • thyme dried
  • salt pinch
  • pepper


  • Turn on the air fryer to 350°F
  • In a small bowl, combine garlic, thyme, oil, pepper, and salt then toss to combine.
  • Brush each side of the mushroom cap with an oil mixture.
  • Fry each mushroom cap for 5 minutes.
  • Top with herbs and dip in yogurt sauce. (Optional)


Calories: 37kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 2gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 8mgPotassium: 309mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 4mgIron: 1mg
Keyword air-fryer portobello mushrooms, portobello mushrooms
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