Fat Ronnie’s Deep Fried Fresh Mushrooms

 Fat Ronnie’s Deep Fried Fresh Mushrooms are some of the best-fried mushrooms you will ever eat. Crispy and crunchy on the outside, and tender on the inside.

deep fried fresh mushrooms in a paper bag

If you have never tried deep frying fresh mushrooms it is easier than you might imagine. In just minutes you can have deliciously fried mushrooms in no time at all. Fried mushrooms are perfect for parties, watching the game, or as a side when you are frying fish.


  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 8 ounces Fresh Mushrooms (washed, dried, and stems removed)
  • vegetable oil for frying


  • Preheat vegetable oil to 375 degrees.
  • Mix flour, salt, pepper, and baking powder in a bowl.
  • Place buttermilk into a bowl.

Battering mushrooms

  • Dip into the seasoned flour, shake off excess flour. Place floured mushrooms into the buttermilk.
  • Coat the mushrooms with buttermilk, shake off excess buttermilk.
  • Place mushrooms back into the seasoned flour. Shake off excess buttermilk.
  • Cook mushrooms for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the turn golden brown. Be sure to stir the mushrooms, and flip them over to both sides cook.
  • Drain mushrooms on a wire rack resting in a bar pan.

Recipe Tips for the Cook

If the buttermilk becomes too thick, it is ok to add a few tablespoons of water to the buttermilk.   


Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 626mg | Potassium: 252mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2.2mg

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