Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Cheesy fried broccoli. A real kid pleaser. Recipe from

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 2 or 3 inches shortening to 365°F in deep fryer or deep saucepan.
  2. Combine 1/4 cup flour, 2 tablespoons cheese and onion powder in large plastic bag.
  3. Add broccoli.
  4. Shake to coat.
  5. Combine buttermilk, baking powder, remaining 1/2 cup flour, remaining 2 tablespoons cheese and salt in small bowl.
  6. Stir until smooth.
  7. Dip several broccoli pieces in batter.
  8. Drain off excess.
  9. Fry a few at a time in Crisco Shortening heated to 365°F.
  10. Fry 1 or 2 minutes or until deep golden brown.
  11. Turn as needed for even browning.
  12. Remove with slotted spoon.
  13. Drain on paper towels.
  14. Serve immediately.
Most Helpful

Izzy, Thanks for the great recipe,these crispy bites were sooooo good,I also did some cauliflower,and mushrooms.GREAT!!! Thanks again, Darlene Summers

Darlene Summers October 27, 2002

I made these using cheddar cheese instead of American. We thought they were good, but just not quite salty enough. Next time I'll add more salt than the recipe calls for.

Dreamgoddess March 16, 2004