Blooming Mushroom

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Jul. 10, 2017

Ever want to make a version of the blooming onion at home? How about with a mushroom! We went to Bowery Roady to get their take on a fried mushroom.


4 each cluster Hen of the woods
Tempura mix (available for purchase at most grocery stores)
Seltzer water (instructions on tempura mix bag)
Yuzu kosho aioli
Lemon wedge
Chive, chopped
Togarashi spice
Salt to taste
gallon canola oil
Yuzu Kosho Aioli
5 Tbs kewpie mayo
3 tsp yuzu kosho paste (sub harissa)
1 tsp lime juice
1 tsp Worcestershire
Pinch salt



1. Place canola oil in a stainless pot to fry.

2. Bring oil to 350 degrees or just until a few drops of tempura float right after dropped in oil.

3 Follow tempura mix instructions to fry mushrooms.

4. Garnish with lemon wedge and sprinkle with chopped chives.


5. Serve alongside aioli for dipping.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4