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Beer-Battered Fried Avocado Wedges with Salsa

Total time:

20 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:

10 min

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
510 Calories
37 g Fat
290 mg Sodium
Beer-Battered Fried Avocado Wedges with Salsa

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Beer-battered avocado fries are a nutritious twist to an old classic recipe.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

1 cup lager beer or ale
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. Paprika
2 cloves garlic, chopped finely
2 California Avocados
As needed Vegetable oil As needed for deep frying
As needed Salt as needed
1 cup purchased salsa

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. To make beer batter, whisk together beer, flour, paprika, and garlic until well blended.
  2. Let stand at least 2 hours.
  3. Peel avocados; cut each into 6 wedges.
  4. Dredge 6 wedges in reserved beer batter.
  5. Deep fry in hot oil until golden about 3 minutes.
  6. Repeat with remaining wedges.
  7. Serve 3 wedges with 1/4 cup salsa.

* Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 510
Total Fat 37 g
Sodium 290 mg
Protein 7 g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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