Betty's Green Bean Fries - Super Bowl

Betty demonstrates how to make Green Bean Fries. This is a trendy way to make French Fries out of green beans. This dish would be great served with Wasabi and Green Onion Dip (recipe available in Betty's Kitchen) at a Super Bowl Party.

Ingredients

Green beans 5 1/2 Pound , uncooked (Use young, tender, straight beans)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Active dry yeast 1 Teaspoon
Lukewarm water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (105 to 115 degrees F)
Water 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Well beaten eggs
All purpose flour
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Peanut oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)

Directions

Making

Wash green beans and remove the two ends and any imperfections.

In a large pot, bring about 2 inches of water to a boil .

Add salt and the prepared green beans.

Return to a boil, reduce heat, and cook for 2 minutes.

Drain green beans and plunge them into an ice water bath to stop the cooking process and retain the bright green color of the beans.

Drain, pat dry with paper toweling, and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine lukewarm water and active dry yeast. Let stand for 5 minutes.

Add water, a well-beaten egg, all-purpose flour, andteaspoon salt. Whisk for 30 seconds or until smooth.

Dip prepared green beans (about a dozen at a time) into batter and deep fry in 1-inch peanut oil (heated to 350 degrees to 375 degrees F) until golden.

Using tongs, remove the cooked green beans to a platter covered with paper toweling to drain.

Continue in batches until all green beans are fried.

Serving

Serve Green Bean Fries with Wasabi and Green Onion Dip.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 5

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 363Calories from Fat 94

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 627 mg26.13%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.3%

Dietary Fiber 18 g72%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet