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How to Cook Chanterelles | Top 8 Chanterelle Mushroom Recipes

How To Cook Chantrelles - Top 8 Chantrelle Mushroom Recipes - Easy And Delicious Chanterelle Recipes - Soup, Omelet, Pasta, Grilled, Sauteed, Roasted, Salad

How to Cook Chanterelle: Top 8 Chanterelle Mushroom Recipes. If you’re looking for delicious ways to prepare Chanterelle mushrooms, we’ve got you covered with our top 8 recipes that will have you cooking like a pro!

How to Cook Chanterelle Mushrooms | 8 Quick, Easy, & Delicious Recipes

The Chanterelle mushroom species commonly used in cooking is known scientifically as Cantharellus cibarius, although there are several other species of Chanterelles that are also edible.

These versatile wild mushrooms are beloved by both enthusiasts and food aficionados alike for their delicate, nutty taste and hearty consistency, making them perfect for adding depth and complexity to a wide variety of dishes, from soups and sauces to pasta dishes and more.

In this article, we’ve rounded up how to cook Chanterelle with these 8 delicious and top chefs’ favorite recipes that are sure to impress your taste buds, whether you’re a seasoned cook or just getting started in the kitchen.

Note: It is important to properly clean your mushrooms before use. And if you opt to rinse them with water, make sure to pat them dry to avoid any sogginess. Additionally, when preparing Chanterelles, it is recommended to leave smaller pieces whole to fully appreciate their unique texture and flavor.

1. Sautéed Chanterelle in Garlic Butter

This sautéed Chanterelle dish is perfect as a side dish, or you can serve it over pasta or rice for a simple and delicious meal.

Sautéed Chanterelles in Garlic Butter


  • 1/2 pound fresh Chanterelle, cleaned and sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (optional)


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add butter to the skillet and melt it.
  3. Add minced garlic and saute for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.
  4. Add Chanterelles to the skillet and saute for 5-7 minutes, or until tender and lightly browned.
  5. Season the mushrooms with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired.

2. Grilled Chanterelles with Olive Oil and Salt

This grilled Chanterelle dish is perfect as a side dish, or you can serve it over a salad for a light and healthy meal.

Grilled Chanterelles with Olive Oil & Salt


  • 1/2 lb Chanterelles, sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • Skewers (optional)


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Thread mushrooms onto skewers (if using).
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
  4. Grill mushrooms for 4-5 minutes on each side until tender and lightly browned.
  5. Remove from grill and serve immediately.

3. Roasted Chanterelle Mushrooms with Olive Oil and Thyme

This roasted Chanterelle dish is perfect as a side dish or topping for steak, chicken, or fish.

Roasted Chanterelle Mushrooms with Olive Oil & Thyme


  • 1/2 lb fresh Chanterelles, cleaned and sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Toss the Chanterelles with olive oil and thyme leaves in a bowl.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Spread the mushrooms out in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  5. Roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until lightly browned and tender.
  6. Serve immediately.

4. How to Cook Chanterelle in Cheese Omelette

This Chanterelle Omelette is a delicious and satisfying breakfast that’s ready in no time.

Chanterelle in Cheese Omelette


  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup fresh Chanterelles, sliced
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese (cheddar or Gruyere)
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Beat eggs with salt and pepper in a bowl.
  2. Melt butter in a non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  3. Sauté Chanterelle in the skillet for 3-4 minutes until tender.
  4. Pour beaten eggs over mushrooms and let them cook for 1-2 minutes until set.
  5. Sprinkle shredded cheese over one half of the omelet and fold the other half over using a spatula.
  6. Cook for another 1-2 minutes until cheese is melted and eggs are cooked through.
  7. Slide the omelet onto a plate and serve hot.

5. Creamy Chanterelle Mushroom Soup

This Creamy Chanterelle Soup is a comforting and flavorful soup that’s perfect for a cozy night in.

Creamy Chanterelle Mushroom Soup


  • 1 lb Chanterelles, sliced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh parsley, for garnish


  1. In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and garlic to the pot and sauté for 3-4 minutes or until softened.
  3. Add the sliced Chanterelles to the pot and sauté for another 5-6 minutes or until tender.
  4. Pour in the chicken or vegetable broth and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce the heat to low and let the soup simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  6. Use an immersion blender or transfer the soup to a blender and puree until smooth.
  7. Pour the soup back into the pot and stir in the heavy cream.
  8. Heat the soup over low heat, stirring occasionally, until warmed through.
  9. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with chopped fresh parsley. You can also add a dash of cream and parmesan on top.

6. Chanterelle and Bacon Carbonara

See how to cook Chanterelles with Bacon Carbonara as a delicious twist on the classic pasta dish.

Chanterelle and Bacon Carbonara


  • 1 lb spaghetti
  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 lb fresh Chanterelles, cleaned and sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


  1. Cook spaghetti until al dente. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water before draining.
  2. Cook chopped bacon until crispy. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  3. Cook mushrooms and garlic in the same skillet until tender and browned.
  4. Whisk egg yolks and Parmesan cheese together in a mixing bowl until smooth.
  5. Add cooked spaghetti to skillet with mushrooms and toss to combine.
  6. Remove the skillet from heat and add the egg yolk mixture to the spaghetti, stirring quickly to coat evenly.
  7. If the sauce is too thick, add reserved pasta water to thin it out.
  8. Add crispy bacon to the skillet and toss to combine.
  9. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Serve pasta in bowls and garnish with chopped parsley.

7. Chanterelle Spinach Salad

Chanterelle Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinegar

This Chanterelle and Spinach Salad is a quick and easy recipe that combines the earthy flavors of the mushrooms with the freshness of the spinach and the tangy dressing.

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  • 1/2 lb Chanterelle, cleaned and sliced
  • 4 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté the Chanterelles for 5-7 minutes until tender and browned. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine baby spinach, red onion, walnuts, and feta cheese.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper. You can also add lemon juice.
  4. Add the sautéed Chanterelles to the spinach salad bowl and toss to combine.
  5. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss it again to coat.

8. Chanterelle Crostini

Chanterelle Crostini is a delicious appetizer that’s easy to make and perfect for any occasion.

Chanterelle Crostini with Ricotta Cheese


  • 1/2 lb Chanterelles, cleaned and sliced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Baguette, sliced
  • Olive oil, for drizzling
  • Optional: Ricotta cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  3. Add the mushrooms and garlic, and sauté until the mushrooms are tender and lightly browned, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. Arrange the sliced baguette on a baking sheet and lightly coat it with either olive oil or melted butter using a pastry brush.
  6. Toast the baguette slices in the oven until lightly browned and crispy, about 5-7 minutes.
  7. Top each slice with a spoonful ricotta cheese and of the Chanterelle mixture.

Summary | How to Cook Chanterelles

Cooking with Chanterelles is a delicious way to add flavor and depth to any meal. With these easy and versatile recipes, you can quickly prepare a variety of dishes, from sautéed mushrooms to creamy soups and omelets. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different flavors and ingredients to find your perfect Chanterelle mushroom recipe.



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