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Beer-Battered Broccoli Bites

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Beer-Battered Broccoli Bites
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4
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If you're looking for a way to jazz up everyday veggies, try this super-tasty recipe. It's also delicious with green beans, cauliflower, zucchini or yellow squash.
By Angie McGowan
Created May 2, 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Gold Medal™ self-rising flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup regular or nonalcoholic beer
  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing

Steps

  • 1
    In large bowl, mix flour, garlic powder, onion powder, pepper, cheese and beer with whisk until smooth. Add broccoli; toss until well coated with batter.
  • 2
    In deep fryer or heavy saucepan, heat 2 to 3 inches oil to 375°F. Fry broccoli in batches 2 to 3 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  • 3
    Serve warm broccoli bites with ranch dressing for dipping.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Self-rising flour works best in this recipe, but if you can’t find it, you can substitute 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  • tip 2
    Be sure to not crowd the fryer or pan, only frying several florets at a time.
  • tip 3
    Try beer-battering and deep-frying other vegetables, such as green beans, cauliflower florets or zucchini or yellow squash slices.

Nutrition

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