Beer-Battered Asparagus


2 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon table salt
1 bottle or can (12 oz) dark beer, chilled
Vegetable oil for deep frying
1 bunch asparagus, trimmed, cut into 3-inch pieces
Coarse sea salt, if desired
1/2 lemon
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


1. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, table salt and beer with whisk until smooth.

2. In 5-quart Dutch oven or heavy saucepan, heat 2 to 3 inches oil to 350°F. Working in small batches, dip asparagus in batter. Fry in hot oil about 2 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels; sprinkle with sea salt.

3. Squeeze lemon over fried asparagus; garnish with parsley. Serve warm.

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