Tender fresh green beans dipped in a beer batter and fried to perfection. Once you have had these Beer Battered Fried Green Beans you’ll never want fries again! Serve alongside homemade ranch dressing. These Beer Battered Fried Green Beans are the answer to overflowing gardens and make the perfect pop in your mouth appetizer while watching football.
SUPER EASY TO MAKE
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- 1 pound fresh green beans, tips snapped off and rinsed
- 1 cup beer
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- oil for frying
- Add cleaned green beans to a medium saucepan; cover with cold water.
- On high heat cover and bring to a boil; still covered boil for 2 minutes.
- Fill a medium bowl with ice water; drain green beans and place in the prepared ice water.
- Soak until green beans are completely cold; drain and set aside.
- Line a cooling rack with paper towels.
- Prepare the batter by adding the beer, flour, salt and pepper to a medium bowl.
- Stir to combine.
- Heat about 2 inches of oil in a deep pot to 360 to 370 degrees.
- Dip green beans one at a time in prepared batter and place in hot oil.
- Fry until golden brown (about 2 minutes).
- Place of prepared cooling rack and if desired sprinkle hot green beans with salt.
- NOTE: Do not crowd the green beans while frying.
- Dip another batch of green beans in batter and fry.
- While that batch is frying transfer the batch of fried green beans from the cooling rack to a serving platter. TIP: To keep the green beans warm; place them in a warm oven on the warm setting.
- Once the second batch is done, place it on the prepared cooling rack and sprinkle with salt.
- Keep up this routine until all the green beans have been fried.