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Pan Fried Asparagus


Bill and Jen from TLC's 'The Little Couple' learned to prepare Pan-Fried Asparagus at Well Done Cooking Class in Houston, Texas.

Bill and Jen from TLC's 'The Little Couple' learned to prepare Pan-Fried Asparagus at Well Done Cooking Class in Houston, Texas.

As seen on the ‘Now We’re Cooking’ episode of TLC’s ‘The Little Couple’

Ingredients

1 pound fresh asparagus
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup whole buttermilk
1 large egg
Peanut oil, for frying
1 tablespoon hot sauce
1 ½ cups self-rising cornmeal mix
1 tablespoon Tony Chacheres seasoning
1 tablespoon black pepper

Preparation

  1. Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Rinse asparagus with water and leave damp. Place flour in a re-sealable bag; add asparagus, seal and shake to coat.
  2. In a shallow dish, whisk together buttermilk, egg and hot sauce.
  3. In another shallow dish, combine cornmeal mix, Tony Chacheres, and black pepper. Dip asparagus in buttermilk mixture, dredge in cornmeal mixture.
  4. In a large Dutch oven, pour oil to a depth of 2-inches. Heat oil over medium heat; about 360 degrees F.
  5. Fry asparagus in batches for 4 to 5 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper. Serve with a drizzle of hollandaise.

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