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Stockton Asparagus Fries

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"I can't make it to the festival every year but I never miss getting my fill of deep fried asparagus when it's in season."
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20 m servings 488
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Heat peanut oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix flour, beer, cornstarch, egg whites, baking powder, white pepper, baking soda, celery salt, and black pepper together in a bowl with a wire whisk to form the batter.
  3. Dip asparagus spears individually in the batter and place carefully in the hot oil. Fry until golden brown, about 2 minutes. Dust fried asparagus with Parmesan cheese.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • 7 Up®, Mountain Dew®, or water can be used in place of beer.
  • This batter is good for all kinds of veggies, including onions, zucchini, and cauliflower.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 488 calories; 44 19.3 5.6 2 232 Full nutrition

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This turned out good but as written did not work for me. There isn't near enough batter to cover 3 pounds of asparagus and as written, the batter was way too runny to stick to the asparagus. I ...