Cheesy Deep-Fried Broccoli

15m Prep Time
15m Cook Time
0 Yield
Preparation Directions

STEP ONE

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

STEP TWO

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

STEP THREE

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 FOUR

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.

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