Seasoned Deep-Fried Black-Eyed Peas

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
cups vegetable or canola oil
1
cup frozen black-eyed peas, thawed
1
tablespoon seafood seasoning (from 6-oz container)

Directions

Directions

  • 1 In deep 2-quart saucepan, heat oil to 325°F. Line plate with layers of paper towels to absorb oil after cooking peas.
  • 2 Carefully place peas in hot oil; cook 3 to 4 minutes.
  • 3 Using wire strainer or skimmer, transfer peas to plate. Immediately sprinkle with seasoning.

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Tips

Expert Tips

You can use a deep-fat fryer instead of a saucepan.

Use a candy thermometer to be sure your oil is at the correct temperature.

To determine if peas are cooked properly, taste one. It should be crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
195.9
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3.6g
6%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
7%
Sodium
34.3mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
40.8g
14%
Dietary Fiber
8.4g
34%
Sugars
1.9g
Protein
6.7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
17.90%
18%
Calcium
48.10%
48%
Iron
88%
88%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.