Beer-Battered Asparagus

Beer-Battered Asparagus

Bloggers Adam and Joanne Gallagher from Inspired Taste find fresh asparagus is better than ever when dipped in beer batter and fried.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon table salt
1
bottle or can (12 oz) dark beer, chilled
Vegetable oil for deep frying
1
bunch asparagus, trimmed, cut into 3-inch pieces
Coarse sea salt, if desired
1/2
lemon
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  1. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, table salt and beer with whisk until smooth.
  2. In 5-quart Dutch oven or heavy saucepan, heat 2 to 3 inches oil to 350°F. Working in small batches, dip asparagus in batter. Fry in hot oil about 2 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels; sprinkle with sea salt.
  3. Squeeze lemon over fried asparagus; garnish with parsley. Serve warm.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
For a nonalcoholic version, replace the beer with club soda or seltzer water.
If you’d like a dipping sauce for the asparagus, serve it alongside ranch dressing or mayonnaise mixed with lemon juice.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.