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Beer Battered Fried Green Beans | The perfect appetizer or snack food, these crispy green bean "fries" are tender, crispy, yet surprisingly light thanks to the beer batter!  Dipped in creamy ranch or wasabi mayo, they're a crowd-pleaser! | The Chunky Chef | #partyfood #appetizer #greenbeans #friedgreenbeans #greenbeanfries #beerbattered
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Beer Battered Fried Green Beans

Ultra crispy and tender fried green beans are the perfect party appetizer that packs a bold flavor punch with a satisfying crunchy texture!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 - 8 servings
Calories: 300kcal
Author: Amanda


  • 1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour (for dredging)
  • 10 oz light beer (I use Guinness Blonde)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • peanut or canola oil for frying
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1 tsp wasabi paste


  • In a small bowl, mix mayo and wasabi paste until combined.  Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Heat 1-2 inches of oil in a large heavy bottomed pot (I use my dutch oven), over MED heat until it reaches 375 F degrees.
  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with paper towels and top with a cooling rack.  Set aside, close to your frying pot.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together beer, flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper.  Dredge green beans in 1/2 cup flour, shaking off excess, then dip green beans in beer batter.  Let excess batter drip off, then fry in batches, a few minutes per side, until golden brown.
  • Remove green beans to prepared baking sheet.  Repeat with remaining green beans.


Recipe originally shared on Real Housemoms (where I was a contributor) 


Calories: 300kcal