Fried Golden Needles

READY IN: 13mins
Recipe by Sharon123

Yes, you can eat common daylily flowers! They are delicious. We eat them raw too! Enjoy! You may serve with sauce of your choice.

Top Review by Mimi Bobeck

Ok! Ok! I admit it - it broke my heart take these beautiful, fragarent flowers and make a in a recipe rather than to enjoy them in a vase for a week. Although it did take some getting used to, I have to give this 4 stars because it is a good. It's just one of those "unusual" foods that you're aren't used to. Just keep tasting - you will enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 daylily flowers
  • 1 egg, beaten with water below
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 cup flour
  • vegetable oil


  1. Dip each flower in the beaten egg.
  2. Roll it in flour.
  3. Saute the coated flowers in hot oil until crispy.
  4. Enjoy!
  5. This recipe works just as well with frozen daylilies as with fresh.
  6. A real treat to have in midwinter.

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