Fried Avocado Strips with Cilantro Ranch

1
Tammy Brownlow

By
@DoughmesticGoddess

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Fried Avocado Strips with Cilantro Ranch

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.

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About Fried Avocado Strips with Cilantro Ranch

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




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