Mushroom popcorn

If you are looking for a kid-friendly way to cook mushrooms – celebrity chef Miguel Maestre has you covered! These bite-sized button mushrooms are masked with Panko crumbs, sauces and delicious herbs that little ones (and parents) will love.

0:05 Prep / 0:10 Cook / 3 Servings 


• 300 g button mushrooms
• Splash olive oil
• 1 cup panko dried breadcrumbs
• 1 cup popcorn
• 1 tsp dried oregano
• 1/2 lemon zest
• 1 tbs sesame seeds
• 2 tbs honey
• 2 tbs soy sauce


Step 1

Preheat oven to 175°C. To make the Panko crumb, mix Panko, popcorn, oregano, sesame seeds and lemon zest in a large mixing bowl and set aside.

Step 2

On a baking dish, dress Mushrooms with soy, honey and olive oil and roast till tender.

Step 3

Remove from the oven. Coat Mushrooms in Panko mix, one at a time, making sure they’re coated evenly and covered entirely.

Step 4

Serve with sweet chili and/or honey-soy dipping sauce. Serve in a popcorn box.


This recipe is a snack – though you could always double the quantities and turn it into a meal with some extra veggies or rice.
• To make honey-soy dipping sauce, simply combine equal parts honey and soy sauce.
• This recipe was made by Miguel Maestre for Australian Mushrooms.

Source: Kidspot