Fried Frog's Legs Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Fried Frog's Legs Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Fried Frog's Legs

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"Simple recipe for delicious frog's legs that are breaded with cracker crumbs and cornmeal, then fried in oil."

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Directions

  1. Rinse the frog's legs and pat dry; set aside. In a large resealable bag, combine the saltine cracker crumbs, flour, cornmeal, onion, salt and pepper. Shake to mix. In a shallow bowl, whisk together eggs and milk.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil and peanut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. The oil should be about 1/2 inch deep.
  3. Dip the frog's legs into the milk and egg, then dip into the cracker mixture until evenly coated. Carefully place them in the hot oil. Cook until golden brown on each side, about 5 minutes per side. If the legs start to brown too quickly, reduce the heat to medium. Drain on paper towels before serving.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 10 mins
  • READY IN 25 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 18, 2011

This was my first time ever making frog legs and only my second time to ever try them. I made as written and they were excellent! Not sure how these tasted like plastic to the other reviewer? They tasted like frog legs to me and darn good ones at that. I made these along with fried oysters and fried clams for my hubby's birthday dinner and he said that these stole the show. I preferred them dipped in cocktail sauce but he liked them with the Yummy Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce from this site. Thanks for sharing AnimalWhiz!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 10, 2009

I made these and they were ok, they kind of taste like plastic

 

8 Ratings

Jan 14, 2012

They were ok..boiled is better

 
Jan 28, 2013

My husband wanted frog legs, but if you're not feeling adventurous enough to try them... use chicken with this recipe instead. Wonderful breading for frying. Paired with the "Dipping Sauce" on this site with the horseradish. So good!

 
Jan 13, 2014

I fry mine with Beazells cajun seasoning and zatarains fish fry and serve with yum yum sauce!!!

 
Feb 05, 2014

Made as directed but left the skin on. I would never fry chicken w/ the skin removed. Same holds true to FL's. Make sure you salt and pepper well, it does make a difference.

 
Jul 02, 2012

I modified this for an Egg/dairy/wheat/gluten free diet and added garlic powder & cajun seasoning. To die for!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 413 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42.9 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 116 mg
  • 39%
  • Fat
  • 16.3 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 22.2 g
  • 44%
  • Sodium
  • 1102 mg
  • 44%

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

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