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Lion’s Mane and King Crab Spread

by Fungi Perfecti

Mushroom Recipes

This recipe is great as a spread on a variety of breads, bagels, sandwiches, or as a dip with chips, or even a vegetable platter. It’s great to keep around for those occasions when a chance encounter with a choice specimen of Lion’s Mane mushroom occurs. File under choice hors d’oeuvres for your next party or potluck!

3 King Crab legs
7 medium cloves garlic
Juice of 1/2 lime
1/4 medium red onion
1 tsp Italian Seasoning
1 tsp sea salt
1 tsp black pepper

1 tsp Celestial Seasonings Creole Spice
1 tsp ground chipotle pepper
2 heaping tbsp sour cream
2 heaping tbsp cream cheese
1/4 medium tomato
1/2–3/4 lb Lion’s Mane mushrooms

Steam crab legs, extract crab meat from shells and set aside. Slice Lion’s Mane mushrooms into dials and saute in butter over medium-high heat in an iron skillet. Place all the ingredients except the mushrooms and crab in a food processor and quick-chop for approximately 30 seconds. Add mushrooms and crab to the mixture and process for another minute. If you want to really send this recipe over the top, consider adding some fresh parmesan or goat cheese to it as well.

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