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Never leave oil unattended.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 to 15 minutes
Yield: 1 -1/2 cups batter, enough for 4 cups of vegetables
- 3/4 cup Argo® Corn Starch
- 1/4 cup flour
- 1 teaspoon Argo® Baking Powder
- 2-1/2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Garlic Salt
- 1-1/2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Onion Powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Fine Grind Black Pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon Spice Islands® Cayenne Pepper
- 1/2 cup water OR beer
- 1 egg slightly beaten
- Enough for deep frying Mazola® Corn Oil
- 4 cups cut-up vegetables, such as zucchini, carrots, onions and/or mushrooms
- Combine corn starch, flour, baking powder, garlic salt, onion powder, black pepper and cayenne pepper in a medium bowl. Add water and egg; stir until mixture is smooth.
- Heat 3 to 4 inches of oil in a deep pot over medium heat to 350˚F.
- Dip vegetables into batter, stirring batter occasionally. Fry a few vegetables at a time, turning once, 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
- Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.
- Recipe Variation: 1-1/2 pounds raw, peeled shrimp can be substituted for the vegetables.