Green Beans With Frizzled Shallots

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These frizzled shallots are totally addictive and make the perfect crispy topping for this holiday side dish. You can also use them to garnish other vegetables, including mashed potatoes.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2011

Ingredients

  • 8 shallots peeled and thinly sliced in rings
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • vegetabIe oil for frying
  • 1 1/2 lb green bean trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Method

Separate shallots into individual rings; toss with flour.

In small saucepan, heat about 1 inch (2.5 cm) oil to 350°F (180°C). Fry shallots, in batches and turning once, until crisp and golden, 2 to 4 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer to paper towel–lined plate. (Make-ahead: Cover with paper towel and set aside at room temperature for up to 3 hours.)

In large pot of boiling salted water, cook green beans until tender-crisp, about 4 minutes. Drain and return to pot. Add butter, lemon zest, lemon juice and salt; toss to coat. Serve topped with shallots.

Nutritional facts Per each of 8 servings: about

  • Sodium 453 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 135.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Potassium 328 mg
  • Cholesterol 11 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 23 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 4.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 161.0
  • Vitamin C 25.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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