green bean fries

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By Trina Martell
from Minneapolis, MN

A sneaky way to get the hubby to eat more vegies.

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prep time 30 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For green bean fries

  • FOR THE DIP
  • 1/2 c
    ranch dressing
  • 1/2 c
    cucumber
  • 1 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 Tbsp
    distilled white vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    frank's hot sauce
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • FOR THE BEANS
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 lb
    green beans, fresh, washed & trimmed
  • 1 lg
    egg
  • 1 c
    flour
  • 1 c
    corn flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    garlic powder
  • peanut or vegetable oil for frying

How To Make green bean fries

  • 1
    DIP: Peel, seed and chop cucumber. Puree all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 2
    Fill a large bowl with ice water.
  • 3
    Bring broth to a boil in a sauce pan over high heat.
  • 4
    Add green beans and cook until tender about 5 minutes
  • 5
    Drain beans and transfer to ice water.
  • 6
    Let beans cool in ice water while preparing the breading.
  • 7
    In a shallow bowl, whisk egg and milk.
  • 8
    In a second shallow bowl, put 1/2 cup of flour.
  • 9
    In third bowl, combine corn flour, remaining 1/2 cup of flour, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  • 10
    Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • 11
    Drain green beans and pat dry.
  • 12
    Toss the green beans in the flour and shake off the excess.
  • 13
    One at a time, dip the beans in the egg mixture, dredge in corn flour mixture. Place on lined baking sheet.
  • 14
    After all beans are coated, place baking sheet in freezer until coating is set, about 30 minutes.
  • 15
    Heat 3 inches of oil in a deep pot over medium heat until oil reaches 350F.
  • 16
    Fry the green beans in batches until golden brown, 1-2 minutes.
  • 17
    Transfer the beans with metal tongs onto a plate lined with paper towel to drain.
  • 18
    Serve hot with dip.

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