• Santa Cruz Fungi

mushroom taco recipe

If you're craving a smokey meat-alternative meal this is going to check the box. We didn't believe it until we made this recipe ourselves (with a few updates).


  • 1 pound maitake or oyster mushrooms

  • 1 cup beer or water

  • 1 orange

  • 2 tbsp adobo sauce

  • 1 tbsp amino acid or soy sauce

  • 1.5 tsp sugar

  • 1/2 onion

  • 4 garlic cloves

  • Dash of salt

  • Olive oil

toppings & extras

  • Avocado

  • Cilantro

  • Crunchy or soft tortillas

  • Diced tomatoes

  • Hot sauce

  • Jalapeno

  • Lime wedges

  • Sour cream

  • Shredded cheese

  • Shredded red cabbage

  • And whatever else you like!

step 1

Chop maitake mushrooms into long, thin slices then add to a pan over medium high heat.

step 2

Add beer or water, adobo sauce, orange juice, salt, and olive oil. Stir until thoroughly mixed then cover with lid.

step 3

Occasionally stir and cook until liquid has evaporated.

step 4

Add amino acid or soy sauce, sugar, minced garlic and diced onions. Drizzle with olive oil then sitr.

step 5

Continue to cook and stir occasionally until mushrooms develop crispy edges.

step 6

Serve hot and build a tasty taco with all the toppings!

Adapted recipe inspired by Good Eggs.