Fried Avocado Slices With Spicy Lime Cream

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 24mins
YIELD: 32 slices




  • In a medium bowl, combine buttermilk, hot sauce and avocado slices.
  • Soak for 30 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, lime juice, cilantro, red onion, jalapeno pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Chill until ready to use.
  • In a medium deep-fryer, fill oil to a depth of 3 to 4 inches (no more than halfway up sides of the pan.) Heat oil to 375 degrees F over medium-high heat.
  • Combine cornmeal, flour, 3/4 tsp Essence, baking powder, and the remaining teaspoon of salt in a shallow dish.
  • Dredge soaked avocado slices in the cornmeal mixture, shaking to remove excess cornmeal.
  • Place avocado slices in the hot oil and fry until golden, about 1 to 2 minutes each side.
  • Using a slotted spoon, remove slices and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
  • Season with additional Essence.
  • Serve immediately with spicy lime crema and garnish with lime wedges.
  • For the Essence:
  • Combine all ingredients thoroughly.
  • Yield: 2/3 cup.