How to Cook Mushroom Bacon

Vegan! This little treat is great in scrambles, or chopped up & used as a sub for bacon bits. Adapted from herbivoracious.com's "Vegan 'bacon' from King Oyster Mushrooms" recipe.

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How to Cook Mushroom Bacon Recipe
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In a small bowl, combine salt, sucanat, paprika & ground peppercorns.

In a small bowl, combine salt, sucanat, paprika & ground peppercorns.

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Slice the mushrooms lengthwise about 1/8" thick.

Slice the mushrooms lengthwise about 1/8" thick.

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Put mushroom slices in a medium-sized bowl & coat well with grapeseed oil.  Mix in the seasoning blend.  Set aside for around 15 minutes to set.

Put mushroom slices in a medium-sized bowl & coat well with grapeseed oil. Mix in the seasoning blend. Set aside for around 15 minutes to set.

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Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat & add a thin layer of grapeseed oil.  When it shimmers, add mushroom strips in a single layer, cook until golden brown, then flip & brown the other side.

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat & add a thin layer of grapeseed oil. When it shimmers, add mushroom strips in a single layer, cook until golden brown, then flip & brown the other side.

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Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels.  Blot off excess oil gently.  Mushroom bacon will crisp up as it cools (around 30 seconds).

Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels. Blot off excess oil gently. Mushroom bacon will crisp up as it cools (around 30 seconds).

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Enjoy!

Enjoy!

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A cheaper & more bacon-y tasting (albeit less healthy) version of this recipe uses canola oil instead of grapeseed, and a pre-made pork rub as opposed to the homemade spice blend.

A cheaper & more bacon-y tasting (albeit less healthy) version of this recipe uses canola oil instead of grapeseed, and a pre-made pork rub as opposed to the homemade spice blend.

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