Fried Asparagus Sticks Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Fried Asparagus Sticks Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Fried Asparagus Sticks

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"This recipe is a tasty way to get in your veggies that even kids and picky eaters will enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 5 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. Heat 1-inch vegetable oil in a deep-sided skillet over medium heat.
  2. Whisk buttermilk, paprika, black pepper, and lemon zest together in a wide bowl.
  3. Pour flour into a separate wide bowl.
  4. Place a paper towel-lined plate near the stove top.
  5. Dip 1/3 of asparagus in buttermilk mixture.
  6. Transfer asparagus to flour and coat thoroughly.
  7. Repeat with a second layer of buttermilk mixture and flour.
  8. Fry coated asparagus in the hot oil until golden brown, 2 to 4 minutes. Transfer to the paper towel-lined plate.
  9. Repeat the battering and frying process until all the sticks are cooked. Serve immediately.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's note:
  • Add a 1-inch cube of bread to the hot oil to check if it is ready. If it turns deep golden brown in color after a count of 40, the oil is ready. If the bread cube browns too quickly, turn down the heat and wait a few minutes for it to cool.
  • Editor's note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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Mar 24, 2012

I love your idea of using lemon zest and double coating the asparagus! Might I suggest placing the seasonings in the flour instead of the buttermilk because most of the seasoning will simply drip off before being rolled in the flour otherwise. If it's in the flour it will stick.

 
Sep 09, 2012

These were ok, but definitely not something I would make again.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 145 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.6 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 2.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 6.7 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 105 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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