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Fried Asparagus - Paula Deen

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“Still trying to find a way to get my husband to eat asparagus. He loves fried foods, so maybe this will work! Recipe from Paula Deen. Serve with Creole Mustard Sauce. Says it makes 12-15 servings, but that seems a little high to me. If you try this, please approximate how many servings you got out of it.”

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  1. Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Rinse asparagus with water, and leave damp.
  2. Place flour in a resealable plastic bag; add asparagus, seal and shake to coat.
  3. In a shallow dish, whisk together buttermilk, egg, and hot sauce.
  4. In another shallow dish, combine cornmeal mix and Cajun seasoning.
  5. Dip asparagus in buttermilk mixture; dredge in cornmeal mixture.
  6. In a large Dutch oven, pour oil to a depth of 2 inches. Heat oil over medium heat to 365 degrees. Fry asparagus, in batches, 4-5 minutes, or until golden brown.
  7. Drain on paper towels and serve with Creole Mustard Sauce.

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