Beer-Battered Asparagus

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

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

Directions

Directions

  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
538.6
% Daily Value
Total Fat
32.5g
50%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
11%
Sodium
859.4mg
36%
Total Carbohydrate
50.8g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
7.8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
15.90%
16%
Calcium
27.60%
28%
Iron
21.90%
22%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.