Crispy Thai Garlic Mushrooms with side of rice.

Crispy Thai Garlic Mushrooms

Kelsey Coon - Highline Mushrooms
Deliciously crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. These tasty and spicy garlic mushrooms with Highline Mushrooms White Mushrooms are the perfect plant-based dinner and better than take out!
Print Recipe Pin Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Thai
Servings 1


  • 8 ounces Highline White Mushrooms, thickly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons plain flour
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 5 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 2 teaspoons crushed ginger
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • sesame seeds, for garnish
  • green onions, for garnish
  • red Thai chili, for garnish
  • white sticky rice, for serving


  • In a bowl, add 1 tablespoon cornstarch, 3 tablespoons flour, and ½ teaspoon black pepper. Add water a little bit at a time while stirring until a thick batter is formed.
  • In a pan on high heat, add 1 cup of vegetable oil and heat.
  • Coat the mushrooms on each side with batter. Deep fry the mushrooms in the hot oil for 8 minutes, flipping the mushrooms over halfway.
  • In a medium bowl, add 5 cloves of crushed garlic, ½ teaspoon chili flakes, 2 teaspoons ginger, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, ½ tablespoon rice wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon sriracha, and 1 teaspoon brown sugar. Mix well.
  • In a nonstick pan, add the mushrooms and sauce. Cook on high heat and stir well for 2 minutes.
  • Plate with rice and garnish with red chili, sesame seeds, and green onions.


    About the Author

    Highline Mushroom Canada logo
    Highline Mushrooms was founded in 1961 in Leamington, Ontario as a small family farm. Founder Dr. Murray O’Neil set the bar for a focus on family values, excellence, innovation and work ethic. Since then, Highland has grown to be the world’s largest grower of organic mushrooms – and one of the largest mushroom growers in North America, shipping to Canada, the U.S. and Japan. Highline’s commitment to quality, sustainability and innovation delivers one of nature’s most-perfect superfoods to tables around the world.