Fried Shoestring Carrots

Pat Duran


Great alternative to French fries. Serve them hot with ranch style dressing or mustard sauce as a dipping media. This recipe is from TOH.


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10 servings
10 Min
5 Min


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2 c
self rising flour
1 Tbsp
1 1/2 c
1 tsp
salt , divided
3/4 tsp
cayenne pepper, divided, optional
1/4 tsp
white pepper, divided
10 c
shoestring carrots, val-u-pac
vegetable oil for frying

How to Make Fried Shoestring Carrots


  • 1In a large bowl, whisk the flour, water, cornstarch, 1/2 teas. salt,1/4 teas. cayenne and half the pepper until smooth. Stir in carrots.
    In a small bowl. combine the remaining salt, cayenne and pepper and set aside.
    In an electric skillet of deep fryer, heat oil to 375^. Drop spoonfuls or carrot mixture., a few at a time, into oil separating as best you can; cook for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown, stirring around frequently. Drain on paper towels. sprinkle with reserved seasoning mixture.
    Sometimes instead of the cayenne and white pepper I use cinnamon and a little nutmeg.

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