Beer Battered Asparagus With a Lemon Herbed Dipping Sauce

Total Time
Prep 12 mins
Cook 10 mins

Recipe courtesy David Tutera, the famous wedding planner. You can substitute your favorite herbs for the rosemary and thyme.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lemon Herbed Dipping Sauce: Stir together all ingredients and transfer to a small bowl. Chill, covered, until ready to serve.
  2. Beer Battered Asparagus: Heat oil in a heavy saucepan until it reaches 375 degrees F.
  3. Whisk together flour, salt, pepper lemon and zest in a bowl until combined. Add beer and whisk ingredients until smooth.
  4. Dip asparagus in batter to coat. Remove excess batter before frying. Gently transfer battered asparagus to oil and fry until golden. Stir gently to prevent asparagus from sticking together.
  5. Transfer to a baking sheet that has been lined with paper towels and keep warm in a preheated 200 degree F oven.


Most Helpful

This review is for the asparagus only, as we didn't make the dipping sauce. They were excellent!! I wouldn't have changed a thing; the batter was just perfect. Each asparagus spear took about five minutes to cook. Thanks so much for posting.

bricookie55 October 11, 2009

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