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fried black eyed peas

a recipe by
Joyce Lowery
Sterlington, LA

Better fry 2 cans at a time; they are that good.

serves 2
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For fried black eyed peas

  • 1 can
    black eyed peas, drained
  • seasoning salt
  • canola oil

How To Make fried black eyed peas

  • 1
    Drain and rinse beans.
  • 2
    Place on paper towels and allow to air dry on counter for at least an hour.
  • 3
    When ready to cook, heat oil in dutch oven or electric fryer to 325 degrees.
  • 4
    With a heat proof strainer (cooking spider) scoop up the peas and place into the hot oil. Only place two scoops in the hot oil to prevent overcrowding.
  • 5
    Fry until peas are crusty; then drain on paper towels. Serve warm.

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