Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 4 Min
Servings 4 to 6
Difficulty Moderate

Ingredients

  • BATTER
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsps. cornstarch
  • 3/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. seasoned salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • VEGETABLES
  • Choose any combination of the following:
  • Zucchini
  • Green beans
  • Large mushrooms
  • Carrot
  • Sweet potato
  • Green or red bell pepper

Directions

  • Step 1

    COMBINE 1 cup flour, cornstarch, baking powder, salt, pepper, garlic powder, milk and egg in medium bowl. Stir until smooth. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

  • Step 2

    MELT shortening to a depth of 2 or 3-inches in deep fryer or deep saucepan. Heat to 365ºF. Heat oven to 200ºF.

  • Step 3

    PLACE 1/2 cup flour in plastic bag. Add vegetables pieces a few at a time. Shake to coat. Shake off excess flour. Dip vegetable pieces in batter. Let excess drip off. Fry in shortening 3 or 4 minutes or until golden brown. Turn as needed for even browning. Drain on paper towels.

  • Step 4

    PLACE fried vegetables on heat-proof plate or pan in oven to keep warm until all vegetables are fried. Sprinkle lightly with salt. Serve immediately.

Serving size
(1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories 320
  • Calories from Fat130g
  • Total Fat 14g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 45mg
  • Sodium 560mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 40g
  • Dietary Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 9g
  • 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