Ma's Fried Green Beans

Posted: July 14

Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4-6 servings

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Ma’s Fried Green Beans are a delicious addition to any meal! In just 20 minutes, you’ll have a side that is full of flavor and comfort: fresh green beans deep-fried to perfect, golden crunchiness. Ma’s Fried Green Beans are a savory southern delicacy that you’ll want to make over and over again! It certainly wins in the “Best Vegetable” debate!


• peanut oil, for frying • 1 cup beer • 1 cup all-purpose flour • 2 teaspoons salt • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper • 1 pound green beans, ends trimmed


Step 1

Preheat the oil to 375 degrees F.

Step 2

In a bowl, whisk together the beer, flour, salt, and pepper until smooth.

Step 3

Dip each green bean into the batter, allowing the excess to drip off.

Step 4

Fry the battered green beans in the peanut oil in batches.

Step 5

Cook until golden and crispy, about 4-6 minutes.

Step 6

Remove the green beans from the oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Step 7

Serve and enjoy!

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