Outback Steakhouse, Inc. runs one of the largest casual steakhouse chains in the United States, Outback Steakhouse. The chain consists of more than 600 Australian-themed restaurants in 47 states and several countries. The dinner-only restaurants serve moderately priced entrees such as seasoned steaks, prime rib, chicken, seafood, and pasta. The chain's signature, however, is an appetizer, the 'Bloomin' Onion.' The company also runs the Carrabba's Italian Grill chain, which includes about 70 dinner-only restaurants offering moderately priced Italian cuisine in a casual atmosphere. Outback Steakhouse, Inc. is also involved in two emerging restaurant chains: an upscale steakhouse called Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, and another upscale chain called Roy's Restaurants, which features 'east-west' cuisine and was founded by celebrated chef Roy Yamaguchi.




Bushman Mushrooms

Outback Steakhouse Copycat Recipe

Serves 2 - 4

8 oz. whole fresh mushrooms
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon paprika
dash pepper
1/2 cup buttermilk
oil for frying

Mix flour, salt, mustard, paprika and pepper in large bag. Set aside. Place buttermilk in small bowl. Dip a few mushrooms at a time in buttermilk. Place in bag with flour mixture. Shake to coat. Heat 2 to 3 inches of oil in deep fryer or heavy saucepan to 375 degrees. Fry a few mushrooms at a time, 2 to 3 minutes, or until deep golden brown, turning over several times.


  1. Replies
    1. Use whole wheat flour and they will taste just like Outback.

  2. Outback's are also spicy. I would add cayenne pepper

  3. Can you use an fryer to cook this?