Beer Battered Green Bean Fries


Remember that New Year’s resolution you made to eat more greens? Well, lucky you, this recipe is about to deliver big time. Fresh green beans are coated with a tempura batter and quick fried to golden perfection. Can’t find green beans? Swap in asparagus for a totally superb recipe!

Green Bean Fries

1 pound fresh green beans
2 cups rice flour
2 cups beer
1 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
oil for frying

Pour the oil into a large, deep sided pot. Heat to medium heat, or about 375°F.

Whisk together the ingredients. Dip a handful of beans in the tempura batter, toss to coat, then gently lower into the hot oil. Fry for 1-2 minutes or until light and puffy. Drain on paper towels, season with salt, if desired. Serve immediately for best flavor, with ranch dressing for dipping.

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