Here is a stuffed mushroom recipe to scare you, Happy Halloween !
White mushrooms - 24 nos
Minced chicken breast or minced beef or minced uncooked prawn - 1cup
Panko bread crumbs - 1 cup
Parmesan cheese grated - 3 tbsp.
Onions finely chopped - 1 cup
Garlic minced - 1 tsp.
Ginger ground - 1 tsp.
Fennel seeds crushed - 1/2 tsp.
Curry leaves finely chopped - 1 tsp.
Olive oil - 4 tbsp
Green chilli minced - ½ tsp or less
crushed black pepper - ½ tsp
Salt - to taste
Wash mushrooms, detach and reserve the stems. Pat the cleaned mushrooms dry on paper towels. Chop the mushroom stems finely. Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a pan, sauté the onions till translucent . Add garlic, ginger, curry leaves, green chilies and fennel seeds, sauté for 2 more minutes at medium heat till the onion begins to turn golden. Now add the chopped mushroom stems, salt and sauté till the mixture dries up. Turn off the heat and keep aside. In a bowl mix minced chicken/beef or prawn with the sautéed onion mixture, ¼ cup panko bread crumbs and crushed black pepper . Mix and keep aside. Sprinkle the clean mushrooms with salt and toss the with 2 tbsp olive oil. Fill each mushroom with the prepared filling and arrange on a baking sheet. In a bowl mix panko bread crumbs, parmesan cheese and 1 tbsp olive oil. Sprinkle this mixture on top of the stuffed mushrooms and bake at 350C for 20 minute or till you see the mushrooms releasing moisture. As soon as the baking is done transfer the mushrooms to a another baking sheet so that the shrooms don't get soggy in the liquid released while baking