Blogger Paula Jones from Bell'alimento puts a new twist on a Southern New Year’s Day tradition. Seasoned Deep-Fried Black-Eyed Peas are super crunchy on the outside, creamy and dreamy on the inside. They make a great appetizer or game-time snack!
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.