Crispy Fried Carrot Sticks

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

These make a great substitute for French fries. My brother is a renal patient and can't eat potatoes much. You can use a lot more carrots-the ingredients will dredge more than called for. I got this recipe from Southern Living several years ago. It originated from John Fleer of The Inn at Blackberry Farm. Prep time is a guess, I am slow cutting vegetables.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat vegetable oil to 350. You will need at least 1" worth.
  2. Scrape carrots and cut them into thin strips. I have also cut them into "coins.".
  3. Mix first seven ingredients and set aside.
  4. Beat egg shite until foamy, then stir in buttermilk and hot sauce.
  5. Dip carrots in milk mixture. Drain excess and dredge in cornmeal mixture.
  6. Fry 2 minutes or until ligthly brown. This will depend on how big you cut your carrots.
  7. Take out of skillet and drain on paper towels.


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What an interesting way to make carrots. I was skeptical at first, to be honest with you, but I'm so glad I gave this recipe a chance!It was fantastic! It was flavorful and delciious. Thanks for sharing this great recipe!

Dine & Dish October 08, 2006

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