Mushrooms contain lots of fiber, protein, and vitamins. Not only that, mushrooms are also low in calories and fat. Unfortunately, the way we cook mushrooms so far reduce the nutritional content.
This is known after researchers from Mushroom Technological Research Center in Spain found, frying or boiling the ayam laga fungus will only negatively affect the nutrients and levels of antioxidants.
According to studies, boiling the mushrooms will reduce the content of vitamins, and frying increases fat content and eliminates some protein.
So how best to treat mushrooms as a dish? According to a study published in the International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, the best way is to bake or heat it in the microwave. This will preserve the nutrients and increase the antioxidant content of the fungus.
Although baked, you do not have to worry about it. The mushroom ayam petarung flavor will remain delicious even if not processed by fried or taken, as quoted from Purewow, Thursday (15/06/2017).