Logans Roadhouse Fried Mushrooms

Logans Roadhouse is known for its fried mushrooms. One of the things I love most about making a copycat recipe is that you get the opportunity to recreate those dishes you love at home.

copycat Logan's Roadhouse fried mushrooms appetizer.

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Deep Fried Mushrooms

Logans Roadhouse has many wonderful dishes, they make a wonderful steak, but they also have lots of great appetizers, and they make a variety of adult lemonades that are hard to resist.

One of the reasons that everyone loves making copycat recipes is that you aren’t limited by the quantities that the restaurant serves. My crowd loves fried mushrooms, no one likes rationing out a few appetizers while you wait for your food. When you cook at home, you aren’t limited by a restaurant. You can make all of the mushrooms that you want.

These fried mushrooms are very simple. They are made with seasoned flour and dipped in buttermilk. Buttermilk always makes a nice thick batter.

This deep fried mushrooms batter recipe could be used to make chicken fried steaks, chicken tenders, onion rings, and much more. It’s a great batter to compliment the flavor of what you fry with it.

I know you will be so happy with how easy these are to make. You can serve them as an appetizer or side dish.

Recipe Ingredients

Here’s a list of what you need for homemade fried mushrooms:

  • Fresh white button mushrooms
  • All-purpose flour
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • Buttermilk
  • Water
  • Vegetable oil for frying
Battered Logans Roadhouse Fried Mushrooms.

Optional Ingredients

Some ideas for additional flavor:

  • Add a 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder and/or onion powder to the flour mixture.
  • Use seasoned salt instead of plain salt.
  • After dipping the floured mushrooms in the buttermilk, dredge them in panko breadcrumbs for extra crispy texture.

How to Make Fried Mushrooms

  1. Pour oil into a large saucepan or deep fryer to a depth of 3 to 4 inches.
  2. Heat the oil to 350 degrees. If frying in a pan, use a thermometer to check the oil’s temperature.
  3. Gently clean the mushrooms with a damp paper towel.
  4. Trim the stems from mushrooms larger than ¾-inch wide. 
  5. Combine flour with salt and pepper in a medium bowl.
  6. Combine buttermilk and water in another bowl.
  7. Dredge mushrooms in the seasoned flour and shake off excess flour.
  8. Dip mushrooms in buttermilk mixture.
  9. Dredge dipped mushrooms in the flour again and shake off excess flour.
  10. Gently lower battered mushrooms gently into the hot oil. Do this in small batches so you don’t overcrowd the fryer.
  11. Cook until golden brown.
  12. Use a slotted spoon the transfer the fried mushrooms to a wire rack over a rimmed baking sheet to drain.
  13. You can keep them warm in the oven set to the lowest temperature.
  14. Serve with ranch dressing, marinara sauce, or your favorite dipping sauce.

Best Oil and Fryer for Fried Mushrooms

For this recipe, I use vegetable oil for frying, I like to use my T-Fal Fryer, I like it because it filters the oil, and it has a lid so the grease doesn’t splatter everywhere. I have used this for frying fish and much more. I love this fryer, as it can keep a constant temperature and is so easy to use.

a platter of fried mushrooms with dipping sauce

How to store leftover fried mushrooms

You can store leftover fried mushrooms in an airtight container. I recommend placing them into the container after they have cooled completely. This way they will not steam in the container. They will stay fresh in your refrigerator for up to five days.

How to reheat fried mushrooms

I recommend either reheating these in a 375 degree oven for 6 to 8 minutes or until they are warm, or reheating in an air fryer or convection over for 4 to 6 minutes on 375 degrees. I do not recommend reheating fried mushrooms in the microwave as the microwave will not crisp the batter.

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A plate of fried mushrooms

Logan’s Roadhouse Fried Mushrooms

Enjoy easy to make Logan's Roadhouse Fried Mushrooms straight from your own kitchen.
4.89 from 17 votes
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Fried Mushrooms, Logans Roadhouse Fried Mushrooms
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 295kcal

Ingredients

  • vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 pound fresh white button mushrooms
  • 1 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup water

Instructions

  • Pour oil into a large saucepan or deep fryer to a depth of 3 to 4 inches. Heat the oil to 350 degrees.
  • Gently clean the mushrooms with a damp paper towel. If these stems are very large (greater than 3/4 inch), trim off the stem, as they may be woody. If the mushrooms are small, there is no need to trim off the stem. 
  • Combine the flour with the salt and pepper in a bowl. Stir to combine the flour mixture.
  • Combine buttermilk and water in another bowl
  • Dredge the mushrooms in the seasoned flour, shaking off the excess, and then dip them in the buttermilk.
  • Dredge them in the flour again. Knock off the excess flour.
  • Lower the mushrooms gently into the hot oil, cook them until they are golden brown. It will take about 2 to 3 minutes for the mushrooms to cook. Drain on a wire rack. Serve with your favorite sauce.

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Nutrition

Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 1233mg | Potassium: 485mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 2.4mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 2.1mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Missy

    Just made a batch. Had trouble with breadcrumbs sticking to the mushroom as the egg didn’t coat all of the flour. They were still very good. Need to adjust the spices just a little as we like the flavors of salt and garlic. Thank you for the recipe.

  2. Cheryl

    4 stars
    I made this but didn’t get the batter to stick all over the mushrooms. They tasted superb though, used baby bellas and removed stems. So good like near perfect except the batter

  3. Holly

    Ice never heard of Logan’s Roadhouse but I tell you what these mushrooms are amazing. Ice Ben craving fried mushrooms and these definitely satisfied the craving I followed the recipe as written
    As these ingredients are all pantry staples the only thing I didn’t have was buttermilk so I made my own it’s easy. I took a cup of milk and squeezed a lemon into it. Lemon juice + milk=buttermilk. I also used this batter to make fried shrimp which 1were also delicious

  4. Rhonda

    5 stars
    I had fried mushrooms last night at Winghouse they were very good .now I have to make them myself at home.

    • Annelise

      First time I’ve tried fried mushrooms and these were delicious! I did make a few adjustments, -used thinned-out plain yogurt in place of buttermilk, and I added cajun seasoning blend and some parsley to dry ingredients. Turned out great..even my non-mushroom-loving family approved

  5. Douglas F.

    Is there anyway that I could use powder buttermilk? Could I put powder buttermilk in with the flour and salt and combine it and then dip the mushrooms in flour mixture,then water,then flour again before frying? I moved to the Philippines 5 years ago and have never seen liquid buttermilk, only powdered buttermilk, that’s why I’m asking. The mushroom’s look soooo good!!

  6. Cheryl Allison

    I can’t wait to make the fried mushrooms. I’ve never had them at the restaurant you speak of but I have had. them. and also fried cauliflower at a place in the county I live in and the cauliflower is SO. tasty. I will try making both with this recipe. I thank you ????

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