Fried Avocado Strips with Cilantro Ranch

Tammy Brownlow

By
@DoughmesticGoddess

We fry lots of other veggies... why not avocado?


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Serves:

2 to 4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

FOR AVOCADO:

2
avocados, peeled and sliced into 8 strips per avocado
1/4 c
flour
1/8 tsp
salt
2
eggs beaten well
1/4 c
panko bread crumbs
vegetable oil for frying

FOR CILANTRO RANCH DIPPING SAUCE

1/2 c
buttermilk
1/4 c
mayonnaise
1/4 c
plain greek yogurt
1/4 c
fresh cilantro leaves
1
tomatillo, husks removed, and chopped
1
clove garlic
1
green onion
juice of 1/2 lime
1/8 tsp
cumin
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
1
small jalapeno, seeds removed, leave them in if you want it spicy

OPTIONAL TOMATO RELISH: MIX EVERYTHING IN A BOWL - SERVE A COUPLE TABLESPOONS ON PLATE WITH AVOCADOS

1/4
onion, small diced
2
medium tomatoes, seeded and diced
1/4
poblano pepper, seeded and diced
cilantro leaves roughly chopped to taste
1/4
mango, peeled and diced
1/8 tsp
garlic powder
dash cumin powder
juice of 1/4 lime

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For the dipping sauce - put all ingredients in food processor and blend. Pour in a container and refrigerate until ready to serve.
2
In a medium saucepan, heat 1 1/2 in. oil until it registers 375° on a deep-fry thermometer.
3
Meanwhile, mix flour with 1/4 tsp. salt in a shallow plate. Put eggs and panko in separate shallow plates. Dip avocado in flour, shaking off excess. Dip in egg, then panko to coat. Set on 2 plates in a single layer.
4
Fry 2 to 3 avocado slices at a time until deep golden, 30 to 60 seconds. Transfer slices to a plate lined with paper towels. Keep warm in oven while cooking remaining avocados. Sprinkle with salt to taste.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #Fried, #avocado