Chicken of the woods recipes

This mushroom is easily spotted here in Minnesota during the late summer and early fall. The flavor is similar to chicken, with a soft and moist texture. Many people like to sauté or grill this colorful mushroom.

Look for our fresh and dried mushrooms and spring greens from Forest Mushrooms in Minnesota and the Midwest at Lunds & ByerlysCoborn'sCashwiseCub Foods, Whole Foods Markets and Kowalski's Markets.

You can also buy dried mushrooms through our online shop. We offer 14 varieties of wild and cultivated mushrooms, four blends, and porcini and portabella powders. Shipping is free on $50 orders. Visit our online shop here.

Vegetarian Chicken Salad
Serves 4
Here is a simple chicken salad recipe. Just replace your cooked chicken with steamed chicken of the woods mushrooms!
  • 1 1/2 cups steamed chicken of the woods mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pencil onions
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted (if desired) 
  • 1/3 cup quartered red grapes (if desired)
  • salt and pepper to taste
Mix all ingredients together and serve on a bed of lettuce or in a seeded out cantaloupe.