Secrets of cooking champignons fresh and frozen
Preparation of the product for cooking
Before you begin the cooking process, fresh mushrooms should be processed. At the beginning of them you need to remove the film, which is under the cap, and refresh the cut. Then rinse in cool water. However, it is not recommended to leave such raw materials for a long time in water, as the product will lose its taste and may darken.
After rinsing, they must be dried immediately with paper towels. After such procedures, the product can be boiled, fried, baked in the oven.
If you prefer to cook this product, you need to know a few things. First, in order for the mushrooms not to change color, a couple of grains of citric acid, as well as some salt, must be dropped into the water. Secondly, before cooking mushrooms, the water in the pan should boil. Only then can you add raw materials. Thirdly, in ordinary salted water, mushrooms can be cooked for 7 to 10 minutes.It is recommended to maintain the same amount of champignons in soup broth. After they are better removed, and at the end of the cooking process, return to the container again.
Ways and recipes cooking
As previously mentioned, champignons are a popular product. It is therefore not surprising that there are a large number of recipes using this raw material. And in this article we will introduce you to some of them. You can learn how to fry mushrooms, simmer in sour cream and cook with other vegetables (potatoes, onions) in a frying pan, in the oven, or grill.
This recipe is useful to those who want to learn how to fry mushrooms correctly. It is worth noting that at the very beginning of the mushrooms are washed and cleaned, then proceed to grinding. To do this, separate the legs from the caps and crumble everything into small slices.After that, heat the vegetable oil in the pan. Fry the mushrooms in butter in small portions so that they remain fragrant and do not release all the juice. The process should last about 8-10 minutes with constant stirring of the slices.
You can fry them with onions. In this case, you get a tasty dressing for a side dish. Onions are crushed into smaller plates than mushrooms. Onions are fried in a pan with mushrooms, but it is added after 3-4 minutes.
Champignons with sour cream
This recipe is needed for those who want to know how to cook mushrooms with sour cream. This dish is prepared from the following products:
- fresh champignons - 800-900 g;
- 250 ml sour cream;
- 1 medium onion;
- salt and black pepper - to taste.
At the beginning of cooking mushrooms with onions should be cleaned and chopped into small slices. Then heat the oil in a pan and fry the mushrooms in it for 2-3 minutes.After that, put the mushrooms and, stirring constantly, fry for another 5-7 minutes on low heat. By this time, products should have a golden crust.
When all the liquid from the pan to evaporate, you can pour sour cream into it.Waiting until it boils, pour salt and pepper the vegetable mixture. After that, mushrooms with onions and sour cream should be stewed under a closed lid for about 2 minutes. It is recommended to leave the prepared dish not to infuse for some time in the pan so that it becomes even more fragrant and tasty.
Using the set of products that is proposed in this recipe, you can cook stuffed champignons, baking them in the oven. For this, you should prepare:
- fresh large champignons - 1 kg;
- 2 tbsp. l vegetable oil;
- 150-200 gr. hard cheese;
- 1 small onion;
- 300 gr. ham;
- salt, ground black pepper, greens - to taste.
At the beginning of the process of cooking stuffed mushrooms in the oven, you must prepare the mushrooms and the stuffing for them. Since the main ingredient will be stuffed, it needs to be processed as follows: the cap is separated from the stem at the base, turned over and slightly salted.
The stuffing is prepared from ham with onions, diced. The mixture should be put in inverted caps and pepper. Then the mushrooms should be put on a baking tray previously covered with parchment.After that, grease the top of each stuffed hat with vegetable oil, sprinkle with grated cheese and send to the oven preheated to 180 degrees.
The appetizer should be baked in the oven for about 20 minutes, depending on the capacity and type of oven. At the end of the specified time, you need to get the mushrooms and, sprinkled with fresh herbs, immediately submit to the table.
Mushrooms on the grill
This recipe is great for picnics, because champignons can be cooked on the grill. To do this, fresh champignons need to marinate in advance. This will allow products to preserve their taste and not lose their juiciness.
Preparing for the preparation of fresh mushrooms, the larger ones should be cut in half. Now prepare the marinade. You will need to grind in a blender the following set of products:
- 1 tbsp. l lemon juice;
- 3-5 Art. l vegetable oil;
- a bunch of fresh parsley;
- a couple of garlic cloves;
- salt to taste
Serve such a delicacy to the table in a deep dish, sprinkled with fresh herbs. As a side dish with mushrooms, grilled on the grill suitable mashed potatoes or fresh vegetables.