White plastic cutting board with a sliced Lions Mane Steak

Recipe Details

Lion’s Mane Steak is a savory umami-rich main course with bite. This vegan steak recipe starts with a quick browning in a cast iron skillet, then roasted in a preheated oven. Perfect for a dinner party or quiet night in.

Recipe Facts

Serves: 2

Calories: 174 per serving

Preparation Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 30 mins

Total Time: 45 min

Quick Health Facts

Rich in protein, Lion’s Mane lifts brain fog, and has all sorts of benefits that pertain to mental health.


  • 1 pound Lion’s Mane
  • olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • ½ tablespoon cumin
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • ½ tablespoon pepper
  • ½ tablespoon chili powder
  • ½ tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper


Mix all dry rub ingredients in a small bowl. Slice Lion’s Mane lengthwise in half. Preheat the oven to 410 degrees F. Heat cast iron pan on medium-high heat, add oil and allow to get hot. Place mushrooms in the pan for 90 seconds before adding a heavy press to the Lion’s Mane to flatten it. Cook for 30 seconds before gently pressing down on the pan. Using tongs, flip Lion’s Mane and let brown for 5 minutes. Sprinkle dry rub over Lion's Mane, searing each side. When the Lion’s Mane is browned, place the cast iron pan in the oven for 12 minutes. Remove, let it rest for a few minutes, then serve!