Bennigan's Broccoli Bites

READY IN: 31mins
SERVES: 10-12




  • Drain thawed broccoli by pressing through a strainer.
  • Dry well with paper towels.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat eggs with a whisk until well-blended.
  • In a large plastic container, place all ingredients except bread crumbs.
  • Add beaten eggs.
  • Stir together with a spatula until thoroughly combined.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour{This will bind the mixture together}.
  • Meanwhile, make dipping sauce.
  • In a medium bowl, combine sour cream, mayonnaise, and Dijon mustard.
  • With a whisk, blend mixture thoroughly.
  • Slowly pour in honey and lemon juice and continue mixing until smooth.
  • Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Heat about 4 cups of oil in a deep fryer or deep pan at 350°F.
  • Pour bread crumbs into a shallow pan.
  • Remove mixture from fridge and form portions into 1 inch balls and coat well with bread crumbs.
  • Place Broccoli Bites into fry basket or pan.
  • Make sure they do not stick together.
  • Fry one minute, then remove and place on paper-towel lined plate to absorb excess oil.
  • Serve hot with Honey-Mustard Dipping sauce.
  • Note; These are best kept warm so you may want to use a chafing dish or even a slow cooker set on"low" for serving.