The Best Sautéed Mushrooms Recipe

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My kids have determined that a steak isn’t a steak without a heaping portion of sautéed mushrooms over the top.

It’s become somewhat of a family joke.

Anytime I make a steak recipe without mushrooms, no matter how good it is, inevitably someone will call out, “So… where are the mushrooms?”

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Because of this, I’ve resigned myself to always, always making mushrooms with steak.

In fact, after making countless pounds of sautéed mushrooms over the years, I’ve gotten rather good at it. I’ve been told on multiple occasions, I make the best sautéed mushrooms recipe around.

If you asked my kids they would tell you mommy’s mushrooms are better than daddy’s, and even better than restaurant mushrooms. Lots of bragging going on here today, my apologies.

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Want to know my secret?

It’s simple, really. You don’t need fancy varieties of mushrooms or a long list of ingredients. My secret ingredients are just dry sherry and time.

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The Best Sautéed Mushrooms Recipe starts out just like any other sautéed mushrooms recipe, with a bit of butter and garlic. However, the key is to not dump everything in at once.

Start by searing the mushrooms in butter and oil, so that they release their juices and caramelize to a rich golden-brown hue around the edges.

Add the garlic half-way through the caramelization process, so it doesn’t burn.

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Once the mushrooms are well caramelized, add fresh thyme leaves and dry sherry.

Simmer the mushrooms over low heat until they absorb all the sherry. Lower the heat and be patient.

The result is plump golden sautéed mushrooms, coated in a slightly boozy buttery glaze.

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They aren’t wet or soupy.

They aren’t partially cooked and raw tasting.

They aren’t bitter from burnt garlic.

Instead, they are patiently bathed in a glaze of their own juices, butter, herbs, and sherry until they turn into magical juicy mushrooms with a rich earthy appeal… i.e. The Best Sautéed Mushrooms Recipe around, if I do say so myself.

If you don’t believe me, give this method a try and let your family decide.

These sautéed mushrooms aren’t just great over beef. Try them with chicken, fish, and pork as well!

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Serve these mushrooms with:

Crockpot Bacon Wrapped Beef Tenderloin

Grilled Pork Loin

Oven Roasted Brisket

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13 comments on “The Best Sautéed Mushrooms Recipe

  1. Joelposted February 19, 2016 at 8:10 am Reply

    I have had your mushrooms and I must say, yummm! 

  2. Mariaposted February 19, 2016 at 10:14 am Reply

    They look so tasty!

  3. Naomiposted February 19, 2016 at 11:54 am Reply

    I would eat this for a meal! 

  4. Mary // chattavoreposted February 19, 2016 at 9:08 pm Reply

    Mushrooms are my favorite. These look so delicious!

  5. Billposted March 2, 2016 at 10:02 am Reply

    In my version I use white wine instead of sherry and I add a little cayenne pepper. Lot’s of rave reviews from family and friends. I’ll try with Sherry the next time.

  6. Billposted March 2, 2016 at 10:03 am Reply

    I forgot to mention that I add lemon juice too. Not too much though. Maybe the juice from a quarter of a lemon.

  7. Jaclynposted May 18, 2016 at 9:08 pm Reply

    I’m not a normal mushroom eater, but I made this on a whim for myself and was very impressed. Will make again

    Rating: 5
  8. Tishposted June 24, 2016 at 7:42 am Reply

    Great recipe !  Made mine with Marsala wine, out of this world… And the butter flavor is the best

    Rating: 5
  9. Dorisposted November 12, 2016 at 11:49 am Reply

    Believe it or not, I have had this same recipe for years. You can use Marsala like the above poster has but the sherry in my opinion works best. I also mince a shallot very finely and saute in with the garlic. These shrooms are perfect with any meat but we love them with prime rib or steak. Have a blessed day!

    Rating: 5
  10. Chelseaposted February 14, 2017 at 4:02 pm Reply

    Can I use red wine instead of dry sherry since it’s all i have?

    • Sommerposted February 22, 2017 at 9:29 am Reply

      Of course! Next time, try it with sherry though so you get to taste the difference. :)

  11. carolposted September 23, 2017 at 6:08 pm Reply

    Why do you add sherry to your childs food? That is not a good thing!

    Rating: 4
    • Jadeposted September 23, 2017 at 6:45 pm Reply

      Hahaha! Jiminey crickets that’s rich!