Restaurant-Style Mushrooms On Toast

Sometimes the simple dishes are best, which is why this mushrooms on toast recipe will leave you salivating. By sharing the secrets of some common techniques used in restaurants by professional chefs, you can elevate your cooking to a whole new level.

This is the latest in our series of tasty recipes that feature just 7 simple ingredients. They are all super tasty and can be made by people of any cooking ability.

You can choose any mushroom you want (we went for the robust, oyster king mushroom) but something firm and large will give you a better result. Enjoy everything single mouthful…

Mushrooms On Toast: Ingredients

Slice the mushrooms, but not too thin. You want to brown them and get some nice colour on them, so you don’t want them to shrivel up. At this stage, you should also peel the garlic and onions and dice them as thin as you can. Pick the thyme leaves from the stalks.

You can grill the bread in a chargrill pan, use the grill or toast the slices. All work just as well for this recipe.

Heat up the pan to a high temperature. The hotter the better! Add the sliced mushrooms so that they are all touching the surface of the pan, as you want to brown them evenly.

After flipping and getting that wonderful golden brown colour, add in the garlic, onions and thyme. You will need to keep everything tossed at this stage, so that the garlic or onion doesn’t burn.

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After another minute, add a couple of knobs of butter. This is where you will get the lovely, golden brown nutty flavour from the mushrooms. Keep cooking until the mushrooms are a rich golden brown.

Season with salt.

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And a lot of cracked black pepper.

Weekend Mushrooms On Toast

At the very last moment, finish the dish with a good handful of finely chopped parsley.

Weekend Mushrooms On Toast

Serve up immediately, with some of the cooking liquid spooned around the dish.

Weekend Mushrooms On Toast

This deluxe mushrooms on toast tastes absolutely sublime, and will be a dish you always come back to.

Weekend Mushrooms On Toast

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Niall Harbison
Niall Harbison

Niall is an international entrepreneur who has worked within the tourism and hospitality industries for more than 20 years. He started his career in the kitchen, with a 10-year stint as a private yacht chef cooking for billionaires, including a position as Microsoft's co-founder Paul Allen's personal chef. Niall then moved into the digital media world to become a founder of several lifestyle publications. He continues to write about his core passion: food.

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