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Easy Possum and Wild Mushroom Fricassee



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 80 mins (20m prep + 60m cook)
  • Difficulty: moderate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Possum and Wild Mushroom Fricassee

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  2. 2.Add the possum meat and cook until browned on all sides. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  3. 3.In the same skillet, add the onion and garlic. Cook until the onion is translucent.
  4. 4.Add the wild mushrooms and cook until they release their liquid and start to brown.
  5. 5.Sprinkle the flour over the mushrooms and stir to coat.
  6. 6.Gradually add the chicken broth, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens.
  7. 7.Return the possum meat to the skillet and stir to combine.
  8. 8.Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes, or until the possum meat is tender.
  9. 9.Stir in the heavy cream and season with salt and black pepper.
  10. 10.Cook for an additional 5 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.
  11. 11.Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightIf you can't find possum meat, you can substitute it with chicken or pork.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to use any variety of wild mushrooms you like.
  • chevron_rightServe the fricassee over mashed potatoes, rice, or noodles for a complete meal.