Is this recipe missing a liquid ingredient?

This is an older recipe, but I stumbled upon it while searching for exciting things to do with mushrooms.
Are you supposed to cover the mushrooms and salt with water in the first step? I haven't tried this yet, but I'm curious if there is enough water drawn out of the mushrooms by the salt to yield 300ml of end product?
Thanks!

  • 152 views
  • 1 Comment
Mushroom Ketchup
Recipe question for: Mushroom Ketchup

1 Comment

Lori T. November 16, 2019
The exact amount of liquid you end up with will depend on how much is in the mushrooms, so the final product may vary a bit. But you would be surprised at how much water a mushroom actually contains, and the salt they are coated in for the overnight rest will draw out most of it. I make a version of it myself, and it's a wonderful umami bomb to have on hand. You can use it in places where mushrooms are paired, add it to a pan sauce or gravy, marinade, soup- just about any place savory. It is salty, as you might imagine- so you would want to adjust your recipe to allow for that.
 
Recommended by Food52