About Food – Oyster Mushrooms with Eggs and Sweet Red Pepper

Wild Oyster mushrooms are called ‘Kalmakha’ in Georgia and grow on the bark of trees. They look, smell and taste like oysters and are a popular appetizer in Georgia. In this family recipe we show how to prepare wild oyster mushrooms with eggs and sweet red pepper.


Ingredients: 700 grams of wild oyster mushrooms, 3 white onions, 3 eggs, 1 large sweet red pepper, 12 cloves of garlic, 20 grams of fresh coriander and salt (amount dependent upon personal preference).


Preparation: Tear the oyster mushrooms into strips.


Chop the onions and add, together with the oyster mushrooms, to a pan of hot oil. Fry on a medium heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.


Thinly slice the sweet red pepper and add to the pan. Stir and continue cooking on a medium heat for 5 minutes.


Add the eggs.


Carefully spread the eggs. Leave for 1 minute and then stir.


Crush the garlic and cut the coriander and add to the pan.


Stir carefully and remove the pan from the heat.


Serving: Serve immediately.


Enjoy your oyster mushrooms with eggs and sweet pepper!

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