Deep-Fried Guacamole

Deep-Fried Guacamole
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We all know chips and guac taste good together, and this recipe makes the best out of both by deep-frying them together. 

6
Servings
333
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • ripe Hass avocados, peeled and seeded
  • plum tomato, cored and diced into 1/4-inch pieces
  • clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2  small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  coarse salt
  • Dash of  white pepper
  • Juice from 1 lemon wedge
  • 2  Cups  crushed tortilla chips
  • Canola oil, for frying

Directions

With a fork, mix together avocados, tomato, garlic, onion, salt, pepper and lemon juice to achieve a smooth consistency. Chill, covered, until using. 

Once chilled, create golf ball-size balls out of the guacamole. Roll the balls to coat in the crushed chips. Heat 2 inches of canola oil in a large skillet to 375 degrees. Deep-fry the guacamole balls until golden brown and serve. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
17g
24%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
42g
32%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
16µg
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Calcium, Ca
98mg
10%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
87µg
22%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
55mg
17%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
163mg
23%
Selenium, Se
9µg
16%
Sodium, Na
472mg
31%
Water
1g
0%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Guacamole Shopping Tip

Basic Latin ingredients include chiles, rice, adobo seasoning, and beans.

Guacamole Cooking Tip

Latin food often packs a lot of heat, so try to moderate the amount of chiles and spices you use for your dish.

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