March 11, 2009

Recipe - Fried Avacados

Fried Avocados
Created by The MDM Team, Friday, December 21, 2007

Forget fried green tomatoes. This is a tempting new twist on a Southern favorite. Nobody can ever say these fried avocados are the pits.

At a Glance
Main Ingredient: Vegetables
Cooking Method: Stir-Fry
Difficulty: Easy
Course/Dish: Hot Appetizer Vegetable Appetizers Makes: 6-8 servings

3 or 4 avocados, chilled and cut into wedgesBatter:3/4 cup chilled light beer3/4 cup cake flour 3/4 tsp. saltVegetable oil for deep drying
Whisk beer and flour until smooth. Stir in salt. Add cayenne pepper and granulated garlic to season, if desired. Let batter sit for at least 10 minutes before frying. In a 3-quart saucepan heat 2 inches oil to 375 degrees. Working in batches of 3 or 4 pieces, dredge avocado wedges in batter to coat completely, letting excess drip off, and fry, turning, until golden, about 3 minutes. Transfer to brown paper with tongs to drain and season with salt.

Ready in 40 min.

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