Pan Fried Oyster Mushrooms

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Looking for a healthy, flavorful side dish? These Pan Fried Oyster Mushroom are low carb, easy to cook, and so tasty! Just chop, season, and pan fry these mushrooms for a unique side dish or topping.

fork holding piece of Pan Fried Oyster Mushrooms

Oyster Mushrooms Cooked In A Skillet

This recipe is fabulous for making perfectly cooked mushrooms that you can enjoy as a side dish or add to soups, stir fry’s, or even burgers. The mushrooms cook up tender and flavorful. It’s a quick & easy dish that you’ll make time and again.

mushrooms cooking in pan

Oyster mushrooms are super good for you, and have some of the most fiber of any edible mushrooms. When cooked on a skillet, they become soft and soak up the seasonings you use. This results in a tasty side dish that’s low carb and healthy! We love how nicely browned and tender these mushrooms cook up.

Pan Fried Oyster Mushrooms on a plate

Looking for more low carb side dishes? We’ve got plenty! Check out Smashed Brussels Sprouts In The Air Fryer, Fried Mushrooms And Onions, and Curried Roasted Cauliflower.

fork with bite of cooked oyster mushrooms

How To Make Pan Fried Oyster Mushrooms

Wash entire mushrooms and set aside.

Add oil to frying pan and heat to high while you chop the mushrooms.

seasoned, Pan Fried Oyster Mushrooms

Slice the mushrooms away from the (inedible) stems. Discard stems- or save to use in vegetable broth. Chop oyster mushrooms into pieces.

Add mushrooms to frying pan and wait until the oil starts to sizzle. We used olive oil in this recipe, but you can feel free to use any kind of vegetable oil.

spatula mixing up Pan Fried Oyster Mushrooms

Use a spatula to mix up mushrooms in the pan and lower the heat to medium high. Cook for about 9 minutes, stirring every minute, until oyster mushrooms are tender and cooked though.

Now it’s time to season them. Add soy sauce, pepper, and garlic powder. Stir mushrooms to coat in the seasonings. Allow everything to cook for another minute.

chopped oyster mushrooms cooked in a pan

Use a spatula to move mushrooms from the skillet to a serving bowl or plate.

oyster mushrooms sautéing in a pan

Cooking Tips

  • Cook with about a Tablespoon of olive oil. You can add less if using a nonstick pan
  • Salt can be used in place of soy sauce, although the soy sauce does add more flavor

oyster mushrooms cooking in a skillet

  • Keep an eye on the mushrooms during cooking time, you may need to turn down the heat if they burning before they are cooked through
  • Season the mushrooms at the end of the pan frying process, as they shrink when cooked

seasoned and tender Pan Fried Oyster Mushrooms

What To Serve With Pan Fried Oyster Mushrooms

These tender mushrooms are delicious on top of Instant Pot Frozen Burgers, Spicy Chicken Stir Fry Recipe With Onions And Peppers, or Grilled Eggplant Panini Sandwich Recipe. Something for everybody!

spatula stirring up cooked oyster mushrooms

Or serve them as a side in a tasty, low carb meal with Trader Joe’s Bool Kogi In The Air Fryer, Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Thighs, or Air Fryer New York Strip Steak.

hand holding spatula turning over mushrooms for even cooking

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Pan Fried Oyster Mushrooms

Looking for a healthy, flavorful side dish? These Pan Fried Oyster Mushroom are low carb, easy to cook, and so tasty! Just chop, season, and pan fry these mushrooms for a unique side dish or topping.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: low-carb, Side Dish
Keyword: Pan Fried Oyster Mushrooms
Cooking Method: sauteed
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 71kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Wash entire mushrooms and set aside. 
  • Add oil to frying pan and heat to high while you chop the mushrooms.
  • Slice the mushrooms away from the (inedible) stems. Discard stems- or save to use in vegetable broth. Chop oyster mushrooms into pieces.
  • Add mushrooms to frying pan and wait until the oil starts to sizzle. We used olive oil in this recipe, but you can feel free to use any kind of vegetable oil.
  • Use a spatula to mix up mushrooms in the pan and lower the heat to medium high. Cook for about 9 minutes, stirring every minute, until oyster mushrooms are tender and cooked though.
  • Now it's time to season them. Add soy sauce, pepper, and garlic powder. Stir mushrooms to coat in the seasonings. Allow everything to cook for another minute. 
  • Use a spatula to move mushrooms from the skillet to a serving bowl or plate.

Notes

  • Cook with about a Tablespoon of olive oil. You can add less if using a nonstick pan
  • Salt can be used in place of soy sauce, although the soy sauce does add more flavor
  • Keep an eye on the mushrooms during cooking time, you may need to turn down the heat if they burning before they are cooked through
  • Season the mushrooms at the end of the pan frying process, as they shrink when cooked
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 486mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 0.01mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 2mg
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