Deep Fried Parsnip Sticks Recipe

deep fried parsnip sticks

Ingredients for Deep Fried Parsnip Sticks:

  • 4 small parsnips
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons plain flour, seasoned with salt and pepper
  • Dry breadcrumbs
  • Oil for frying

Method for Deep Fried Parsnip Sticks:

  1. Peel the parsnips and cut into short sticks about ½” (1 cm) thick.
  2. Parboil in salted water for about 8 minutes and then drain well and leave to cool.
  3. Beat the egg with a little salt and pepper.
  4. Dip the parsnips sticks into the seasoned flour and shake off surplus, then dip into the egg, roll in breadcrumbs and chill for 10 minutes to set the coating.
  5. Heat the oil to 180°C/350°F and fry the parsnip sticks until golden brown.
  6. Drain on kitchen roll and serve at once.

This Deep Fried Parsnip Sticks Recipe makes a lovely side dish (if rather fattening!) or as an accompaniment to grilled chops or sausages or a roast beef joint.

Posted in Vegetable Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, All Recipes, Parsnips
3 comments on “Deep Fried Parsnip Sticks Recipe
  1. Joy says:

    Is it necessary to remove the woody part of the parnips.

  2. Val says:

    Depends. If you don’t mind them really chewy, there’s no need.

  3. Paul says:

    If you use fairly small and young parsnips, they shouldn’t have woody middles

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