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Mushroom And Cheddar Cheese Burger

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The Mushroom burger done right! This burger screams FRESH ONTARIO MUSHROOM FLAVOUR! Use any mushrooms you like €“ not only is this recipe versatile, but it is easy to make and enjoy. Served with meaty Portabella fries and a spicy Mayo dip, this is one mushroom dish that can€™t be resisted!
Ingredients
  Shallot 1 , sliced
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mayonnaise 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice/Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon, minced
  Butter 7 Teaspoon
  Crimini mushrooms 5 , sliced
  Oyster mushrooms 5 , sliced
  Shitake mushrooms 5 , sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Ground cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon, chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Cheddar cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), shredded
  Vegetable oil 4 Cup (64 tbs) (For Frying)
  Portabella mushrooms 2
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cajun spice mix 2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Panko bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Hamburger bun 1 (Focaccia)
  Roasted red peppers 2 Tablespoon
  Leaf lettuce 1
Directions

In a small bowl, mix together shallots, vinegar, salt and sugar; set aside.
In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, lemon or lime juice and chipotle pepper; set aside.
In a medium frying pan over medium heat, melt 2 tbsp (25 mL) butter. Add mushrooms and garlic and sauté for 5-6 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Add flour, cumin, thyme, salt and pepper; mix together. Remove from the pan and let cool to room temperature. Using a 4 inch ring mold, on a square of wax paper, fit ½ of the mushroom mixture into the mold and press down. Top with cheese, then the rest of the mushroom mixture. Press down gently to hold shape. In same frying pan, over medium-high heat, melt remaining 1 tsp (5 mL) butter. Carefully remove mushroom patty from mold and place in pan. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 4 minutes; turn patty over and cook for an additional 4-5 minutes or until patty is browned and heated through.
Heat vegetable oil in deep fryer to 350°F.
While patty is cooking, remove stems from mushrooms and slice into 1€ (2.5 cm) strips. Set up breading station with 3 shallow bowls or pie plates. Mix together flour and Cajun spice mix in first bowl, egg and water in second bowl and put panko bread crumbs in third bowl. Dip mushroom strips to coat in seasoned flour, then in egg mixture and then breadcrumbs. Place in deep fryer and cook for 3 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from fryer and drain on paper towel; season with salt.
Cut bun in half and spread with chipotle mayonnaise. Place lettuce leaf and warm burger on bottom ½ of bun; top with sweet and sour shallots, roasted red peppers and bun top. Serve with Portabella fries and remaining chipotle mayonnaise for dipping.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Burger
Ingredient: 
Mushroom, Vegetable
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Servings: 
2
Burger with cheese and mushroom sounds great, isn't it. This is an excellent video that presents this versatile recipe that is easy to make and enjoy. The video also updates you with the serving suggestions with meaty Portabella fries and a spicy dip, this is one mushroom dish that is simply irresistible!

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