How to fry chanterelles?

Roman Zhdanov
Roman Zhdanov
December 25, 2012
How to fry chanterelles?

Chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius) - a mushroom with a bright yellow color. The cap usually has a size of 3-10 cm, similar to funnels. Leg, fused with a hat. A peculiarity of chanterelles is the absence of worms in it (due to the presence of chitinmanose). Chanterelles are harvested from early summer to late autumn. Especially often the mushroom is found in coniferous and birch forests. Mushroom is one of the most common. Chanterelle contains vitamins A, B, PP, as well as many amino acids and trace elements (copper, zinc, etc.), perfectly strengthens eyesight, and is also a prophylactic in many diseases (hepatitis C, liver disease, etc.).

Chanterelles are cooked in various ways - they are fried, boiled, dried, pickled or salted. However, the most delicious chanterelles are fried. How to fry chanterelles?

Fried chanterelles with new potatoes

Chanterelles soaked in cool water for 25-30 minutes, washed and cut them into small pieces. Throw the mushrooms in boiling water and boil for 15-10 minutes, then the water is drained.

Onions cut into half rings and fry it until onion aroma appears, then mushrooms are added. All this is fried on medium heat for about 15 minutes. Sign of readiness of mushrooms - bright color. When this sign appears, mushrooms are salted and kept for another 2-3 minutes on fire. After that, remove the chanterelles and put them in the dishes.

During cooking chanterelles, cook potatoes. Potatoes are washed, but not cleaned, cut into semicircles (thickness 2-3 mm). Potato slices are poured onto a frying pan heated with butter, covered with a lid and fried over low heat, stirring occasionally. When the potatoes are almost ready, they put the fried chanterelles with onions in it and bring all this to full readiness.

Cooking features

  • If chanterelles are small and clean, then they can not boil;
  • Tasteful chanterelles are obtained in butter, and potatoes in vegetable oil mixture is allowed;
  • Remember that chanterelles get very hot (about 2 times);
  • Chanterelles can be fried together in potatoes. In this case, the mushrooms are added approximately in the middle of the process of frying potatoes.

Seasonings and additives

  1. Fans of spicy can pepper the dish;
  2. Lovers of tender food can sprinkle mushrooms with lemon juice.

This is one of the ways to cook mushrooms. Recipes that are dedicated to how to fry chanterelles - a lot. And each is good in its own way.

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