Easy Butter-Fried Morel Recipe

Morel mushrooms are a ball to find and fried morels are my favorite.

Easy Butter-Fried Morel Recipe
Morel season begins as early as the beginning of March (sometimes even late February) in Texas and the Gulf states, and in May in Canada (where the season sometimes doesn't end until well into June).  (Jeff Phillips photo)
Print Recipe

Yield: Approximately 1 pound
Total time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

  • Salt water
  • Fresh and clean morels, cut in half the long way
  • 4 to 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup flour in a resealable bag
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Cut off the flared ends of the morels that are covered with dirt.
  2. Rinse the morels well to get off any excess dirt and place them in a large bowl of salted water to soak. Let them soak for 20 to 30 minutes. Don't do it any longer than that. The salt water will also bring the bugs out of the mushrooms. Drain and let them dry. 
  3. Slice the mushrooms vertically to fry.
  4. Get your butter in a heavy skillet and place on medium-high heat.
  5. After rinsing the salt water off the morels, just place a few in the bag and shake to completely coat.
  6. Place in the hot skillet and fry until golden brown. Turn over and repeat.
  7. You may season them with salt and pepper after they are cooked.
  8. Drain fried morels on a paper towel and eat immediately.

For more morel mushroom recipes, visit: MissHomemade.com


GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

New Optimum and Optimum TS Downriggers from Canon

New Optimum and Optimum TS Downriggers from Canon

From rugged reliability to smooth integration of cutting edge technology across several different platforms, OSG's Lynn Burkhead learns that there's much to like about the new Optimum and Optimum TS downriggers from Canon.

MLF BPT angler and former Classic champ Casey Ashley has been with Costa del Mar sunglasses his whole career. At ICAST 2019, he shows OSG writer Lynn Burkhead some new products and talks how to pick the right lens color for the water.

Berkley

Berkley's Frittside Crankbaits

World Fishing Network show host Chad LaChance had a chance to visit with legendary crankbait master David Fritts about his new Frittside crankbaits from Berkley. LaChance, host of the Fishful Thinker on WFN, also got a few cranking tips from Fritts, the former Classic and Forrest Wood Cup champion.

Lure Lock Tackle Cases: No-Spill, No-Scent

Lure Lock Tackle Cases: No-Spill, No-Scent

Glenn Walker talks us through the soy-based technology that makes Lure Lock cases spill-proof and scent-proof. With Game & Fish Editorial Director Adam Heggenstaller at ICAST 2019 in Orlando.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

The best jig fisherman are those that are always aware of what their jig is doing. Bass

4 Tips When Jig Fishing For Bass

Chris Schneider - August 25, 2015

The best jig fisherman are those that are always aware of what their jig is doing.

Celebrate with great food for your backyard BBQ or picnic with these outdoor recipes. Wild Game

10 Recipes for Your Backyard Get Together

Game & Fish Online Staff

Celebrate with great food for your backyard BBQ or picnic with these outdoor recipes.

From Monksville Reservoir to Union Lake, plus five other picks, here's where you'll find the Garden State's hottest bass fishing. Destinations

7 Best Bets for New Jersey Bass

J.B. Kasper - October 04, 2010

From Monksville Reservoir to Union Lake, plus five other picks, here's where you'll find the...

If you haven't looked at the smaller urban lakes in your area, you are missing out on some great bass pond fishing. Bass

Bass Pond Fishing: Catch Lunkers at Small Lakes Near You

Dan Anderson

If you haven't looked at the smaller urban lakes in your area, you are missing out on some...

See More Trending Articles

More Outdoor Cooking

Morel mushrooms are difficult to find, so next time you have a batch of these tasty morsels, do them justice with these recipes and storage tips. Outdoor Cooking

6 Wild Morel Mushroom Recipes and Storage Tips

Raschell Rule

Morel mushrooms are difficult to find, so next time you have a batch of these tasty morsels,...

Bursting with protein and full of flavor, this Grilled Bison Tacos Recipe is the perfect dish to serve up on Taco Tuesday or any day of the week. The Grill

Grilled Bison Tacos Recipe

Field 2 Grill

Bursting with protein and full of flavor, this Grilled Bison Tacos Recipe is the perfect dish...

This new dehydrator offers DIY game processors substantial bang for their buck. Other Hunting

Gear Test: MEAT! 6-Tray Dehydrator

John Taranto - June 29, 2020

This new dehydrator offers DIY game processors substantial bang for their buck.

Nothing says Texas like this mouthwatering smoked brisket recipe. The Grill

Central Texas Style Smoked Brisket Recipe

Nick Parsons

Nothing says Texas like this mouthwatering smoked brisket recipe.

See More Outdoor Cooking

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get Digital Access.

All Game & Fish subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now