Lions Mane Bites



  • 1 lbs Lions Mane Mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup flour (can substitute with almond/oat flour) 
  • 1/4 cup corn meal
  • 1 egg (can use egg white substitute)
  • 1/4 cup milk (can substitute with almond/soy milks)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper



Take a clean small brush to remove any dust from mushroom and cut off any substrate or dark spots. Then tear the mushroom into roughly 2 tablespoon in volume sized chunks.

Squeeze the water out of the mushroom chunks using your hand. Can discard that water.

In a flat bottom pan/bowl add the flour, corn meal, and spices; mix them together and set aside. In another similar pan add the milk, and egg; mix together.

For each squeezed piece of mushroom you will coat in the milk mixture then coat with the flour/spice mixture and set aside for cooking.


Air Fry:

Place on air fry rack and spray coat lightly with your oil of choice. Air fry at 450 for ~25min or until golden brown

Pan Fry or Deep Fry:

NOTE: Section assumes reader understands how to deep fry and deep frying best practices.

Simply Recipes: How to Deep Fry

Prep your deep fryer or a large stove top pan with few inches of your frying oil of choice. Fry until golden brown.

Let cool in frying rack or in some paper towels. Enjoy

NOTE: Can substitute other spices for other flavors, just be cautious of the amount of salt used. Mushrooms absorb more salt then meat.

NOTE: Can substitute the dry batter for a wet batter recipe just ensure the salt content is not too high.

NOTE: Can substitute panko for corn meal for a different texture.