If you’re looking for a healthier twist on classic fries, these unbreaded lion’s mane mushroom “fries” are the perfect snack or side dish! Unlike traditional fries that are deep-fried and coated in batter, these mushroom “fries” are oven-baked and seasoned with delicious spices to create a crispy and flavorful alternative.

Lion’s mane mushrooms, also known as pom pom mushrooms, are unique in appearance and taste. These mushrooms have a meaty texture and a slightly sweet, nutty flavor that pairs well with a variety of seasonings. Plus, they’re packed with nutrients and health benefits, making them a great addition to any diet.

To make these unbreaded lion’s mane mushroom “fries,” all you need are a few simple ingredients and a baking sheet. The mushroom strips are seasoned with a blend of garlic powder, smoked paprika, salt, and black pepper, and then brushed with olive oil before being baked in the oven until golden brown and crispy. The result is a crunchy, flavorful, and healthy snack that’s sure to satisfy your cravings.



  • 1 large lion’s mane mushroom
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

  2. Remove the stem from the lion’s mane mushroom and cut the mushroom into strips, about 1/4 inch thick.

  3. In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil, garlic powder, smoked paprika, salt, and black pepper.

  4. Place the mushroom strips in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  5. Brush the seasoned olive oil mixture over the mushroom strips, coating them evenly.

  6. Bake the mushroom strips in the oven for 12-15 minutes, until they are golden brown and crispy.

  7. Remove the mushroom strips from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes before serving.

  8. Serve the unbreaded lion’s mane mushroom “fries” hot, with your favorite dipping sauce.

Enjoy your tasty and healthier version of lion’s mane mushroom “fries”!