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Beer-Battered String Beans

Beer-Battered String Beans


1 pound green beans
1 cup beer (not dark)
1 teaspoon salt
Juice of 1 lime
1 cup all-purpose flour
4 cups vegetable oil
2 limes cut into wedges, for serving


Clip off and discard the stalk ends of the green beans; set aside. In a large bowl, whisk the beer, salt, and lime juice into the flour until smooth. (The mixture will foam slightly.) Dredge the beans in the batter to coat. In a deep skillet, heat the oil to 375 degrees F.

Working in batches, gently place and out 10 battered beans into the hot oil and let cook for about 1 minute. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the fried beans to a paper bag or paper towel-lined plate to drain and cool. Repeat the process until the remining the beans are cooked.

Serve with Righteous Rémoulade Sauce (recipe below) and lime wedges:
• 1 cup mayonnaise
• 2 table spoons Creole or whole-grain mustard
• 2 tablespoons ketchup
• ½ cup finely chopped green onions
• 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
• 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
• 2 tablespoons finely chopped celery
• 2 cloves garlic, minced
• 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish sauce
• 1 teaspoon paprika
• 1 teaspoon hot sauce

Whisk together all ingredients in a medium bowl. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

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