Fried Shoestring Carrots Recipe
- 2 cups self-rising flour
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 1 teaspoon salt, divided
- 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, divided
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
- 10 cups shredded carrots
- Oil for frying
- 1. In a large bowl, whisk the flour, water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne and 1/4 teaspoon pepper until smooth. Stir in carrots. In a small bowl, combine the remaining salt, cayenne and pepper; set aside.
- 2. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Drop spoonfuls of carrot mixture, a few at a time, into oil; cook for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Drain on paper towels; sprinkle with reserved seasoning mixture. Yield: 10 servings.
3/4 cup: 126 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 600mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein
Reviews for Fried Shoestring Carrots
"I just happen to find this recipe when looking for something else on TOH - had a chance to make this over the weekend (football season!) and boy, was it a hit - the men really like them (must be the spices) will be making these a lot during foot ball season!!great tasting!"