Fried Olives

Olives stuffed with other things, such as cream cheese, blue cheese, anchovies, jalapeños, pearl onions, pimentos, almond, or anything else out there can be made in the same manner.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup cold pilsner or wheat beer
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 jar (7 oz.) large garlic-stuffed olives, drained on paper towels

Directions

  • Whisk beer into flour until smooth, then stir in salt and cayenne pepper.
  • Heat oil to 375°F in a deep fryer or large pot. Dip olives individually in batter, let excess drip off, then drop carefully into the hot oil.
  • Cook about 3 minutes, then remove from oil with a slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup cold pilsner or wheat beer
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 jar (7 oz.) large garlic-stuffed olives, drained on paper towels

Directions

  • Whisk beer into flour until smooth, then stir in salt and cayenne pepper.
  • Heat oil to 375°F in a deep fryer or large pot. Dip olives individually in batter, let excess drip off, then drop carefully into the hot oil.
  • Cook about 3 minutes, then remove from oil with a slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories260
Total Fat17g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium1480mg
Total Carbohydrate26g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein3g