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Ritz Crackers and Parmesan Cheese

Courtesy of Chuck Partak - Coal City, IL
I am basically a new shroomer but still a shroomer nevertheless. My neighbor down the street is what I'd call a professional shroomer. He and his wonderful wife let me in on this delicious recipe. Pretty simple. Adjust recipe depending on your number of table guests or personal gluttony.
After tasting these I thought I'd died and gone to Heaven.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 14 mins
Total Time 24 mins

Equipment

  • skillet
  • tongs
  • mixing bowls

Ingredients
  

  • 8-10 Morels 2-3 inch morels (halved)
  • One extra large egg beaten
  • 2 cups Ritz crackers crushed fine
  • Real Butter unsalted
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese shaker style
  • 2 tbsp black crushed pepper

Instructions
 

Preparation

  • Melt butter medium to high heat.
  • Halve and wash the morels in cold water, use NO salt.
  • Mix the crushed Ritz crackers and Parmesan cheese in a bowl (optional - add black pepper)
  • Bathe them in the beaten egg, turning and making sure every nook and cranny is coated with egg.
  • Slightly with black pepper (optional-mix the black pepper with the dredge mixture).
  • Dredge through the cheese and cracker mixture until coated well.

Cooking

  • Drop coated morels into the hot skillet with real unsalted butter
  • Turn once and/or until golden brown
  • Serve hot -Enjoy the bounty