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Fried Green Beans Recipe

 

Crispy Fried Green Beans are delicious when served as an appetizer or side dish. Make sure you have some remoulade sauce or ranch for dipping!

These tasty green beans are a hit at gatherings and at game day. Fresh green beans are coated in a seasoned coating and pan fried to perfection.

You got to eat your veggies right? This recipe is kid friendly too for a treat the whole family will enjoy.

Ingredients

  • Fresh Green Beans, stem end removed
  • All Purpose Flour
  • Stone Ground Corn Meal
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Onion Powder
  • Garlic Powder
  • Egg
  • Buttermilk 
  • Water
  • Oil for frying
 

Crispy Veggie Appetizer with Dipping Sauce Fresh green bean appetizer recipe

Add half an inch of cooking oil to a skillet and heat over medium high.
 
In one bowl combine the dry mixture of flour, cornmeal and seasonings.
 
In a second bowl whisk together the wet mixture of the egg, buttermilk & water.
 
Dredge green beans in the wet mixture and then coat in the dry mixture.
 
Set dredged green beans aside on a sheet of foil or sheet pan. You’re going to want all of the beans dredged because they cook quickly.
 
Looking for fried green beans air fryer? These dredged green beans could also be made in an air fryer if desired. Just spread on cooking racks and cook at 400°F until golden brown.
breaded green beans for frying to make a fried green beans appetizer
 
 
Fry in batches so you don’t over crowd the skillet until golden brown.
 
Once browned as desired remove to a paper towel lined plate or sheet pan lined with a cooling rack to drain excess oil.
 
Serve hot.
 

Questions about Green Beans

 
How do you trim green beans? For this recipe, it is only necessary to snap off the ends.
Can you eat green beans raw? If you desire to eat green beans raw then you certainly can. They make a highly nutritious snack raw.
 
 

Crunchy Pan Fried Green Beans

Green bean appetizer
Yield: 1 Bunch of Fried Green Beans

Fried Green Beans

Fried Green Beans

Delicious crispy fried green beans appetizer. Just serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Fresh Green Beans, stem end removed
  • 1.5 c All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 c Stone Ground Corn Meal
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 c Buttermilk 
  • 1 tbs Water
  • Oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Add half an inch of cooking oil to a skillet and heat over medium high.
  2. In one bowl combine the dry mixture of flour, cornmeal and seasonings.
  3. In a second bowl whisk together the wet mixture of the egg, buttermilk & water.
  4. Dredge the green beans in the wet mixture and then coat in the dry mixture.
  5. Set dredged green beans aside on a sheet of foil or sheet pan. You're going to want all of the beans dredged because they cook quickly.
  6. Fry in batches so you don't over crowd the skillet until golden brown.
  7. Once browned as desired remove to a paper towel lined plate or sheet pan lined with a cooling rack to drain excess oil.
  8. Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauces.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 163Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 336mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 5g
Fried green beans in a serving tray with remoulade dipping sauce

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Lynn Vining

Friday 23rd of July 2021

These beans sound and look delicious!

Julia Jordan

Friday 23rd of July 2021

Thanks, Lynn!

Karly

Sunday 23rd of April 2017

I am lovin' these beans! Thanks for linkin' up What's Cookin' Wednesday!

Julia

Monday 24th of April 2017

Thanks Karly!

Audrey Humaciu

Wednesday 19th of April 2017

Oh my goodness, these look amazing! I have to get over my fear of frying and try these.

Thanks for sharing on #TastyTuesdays.

Julia

Wednesday 19th of April 2017

Thanks Audrey! I hope you get a chance try it soon :)

Miz Helen

Tuesday 18th of April 2017

Your batter is holding really well, they look very good! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing your post with us at Full Plate Thursday.Come Back Soon!Miz Helen

Mary Marshall

Thursday 13th of April 2017

Yummmm!!!!

Julia's Simply Southern

Thursday 13th of April 2017

I know, right! So good.

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