Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 15 Min
Servings 6 to 8
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 tbsps. finely shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/4 tsp. onion powder
  • 3 cups broccoli florets, cleaned and dried
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT 2 or 3 inches shortening to 365ºF in deep fryer or deep saucepan.

  • Step 2

    COMBINE 1/4 cup flour, 2 tablespoons cheese and onion powder in large resealable food storage bag. Add broccoli. Shake to coat.

  • Step 3

    COMBINE buttermilk, baking powder, remaining 1/2 cup flour, remaining 2 tablespoons cheese, salt and pepper in small bowl. Stir until smooth. Dip several broccoli pieces in batter. Drain off excess.

  • Step 4

    FRY a few at a time 1 or 2 minutes or until deep golden brown, turning as needed for even browning. Remove with slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.

Serving size
(1/6 of recipe)

  • Calories 250
  • Calories from Fat160g
  • Total Fat 18g
  • Saturated Fat 5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 510mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 16g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 5g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet