It's almost autumn in Japan, the season for mushrooms. Today we'll use a variety of mushrooms to create a delicious snack.

Ingredients (for 4 servings):

  • 8 portobello mushrooms

  • 2 eringi mushrooms
  • 1 pack maitake mushrooms
  • 50g tempura batter mix
  • 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 60ml carbonated water
  • rock salt to taste


  • Clean any dirt from mushrooms

    ※ It's recommended to gently remove dirt from mushrooms by wiping them with a paper towel.
  • Remove the hard end of the eringi mushroom, cut them in half, then pull apart into bite-size pieces.
  • Remove the hard end of the maitake mushroom and separate into small bunches.
  • Add tempura batter mix, parmesan cheese, and basil into bowl. Add carbonated water and stir.
    ※ Use a whisk to quickly mix the batter ingredients together before frying.
  • Prepare oil for frying.


  1. Dip the various mushrooms into the batter and fry (170℃/338°F for approximately 1 minute).

  2. Remove and drain excess oil.
  3. Sprinkle rock salt over the fritters to taste.

Bon appetit!

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