Servings: 12 to 15 servings
Cook Time: 15 min
1 pound fresh asparagus
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup whole buttermilk
1 large egg
1 tablespoon hot sauce
1 1/2 cups self-rising cornmeal mix
1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
Peanut oil, for frying
Creole Mustard Sauce, recipe follows
Creole Mustard Sauce:
1/4 teaspoon Creole seasoning
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
3 tablespoons Creole mustard
2 teaspoons dry ranch dressing mix
1 teaspoon lemon juice
3 teaspoons hot sauce
2/3 cup sour cream
Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Rinse asparagus with water, and leave damp. Place flour in a resealable plastic bag; add asparagus, seal and shake to coat.
In a shallow dish, whisk together buttermilk, egg and hot sauce. In another shallow dish, combine cornmeal mix and Cajun seasoning. Dip asparagus in buttermilk mixture; dredge in cornmeal mixture.
In a large Dutch oven, pour oil to a depth of 2-inches. Heat oil over medium heat; about 360 degrees F.
Fry asparagus in batches for 4 to 5 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve with Creole Mustard Sauce.
Creole Mustard Sauce:
In a small bowl, combine all ingredients. Cover and chill.
Yield: 1 cup
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