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Deep-fried recipes

26 Recipes

Master the art of deep-frying and serve a range of crispy delights at a buffet. Choose from battered chicken, chips, croquettes, sweet doughnuts and churros.


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  • Churros with chocolate dipping sauce


    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.60 ratings

    Try a fresh spin on doughnuts by piping them Spanish-style and serving with a thick and indulgent homemade dark chocolate sauce.

  • Buttermilk fried chicken

    Buttermilk fried chicken

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.17 ratings

    Follow this step-by-step recipe for foolproof fried chicken - dip in buttermilk batter for a golden, seasoned crust and sweet, tender chicken

  • Cheat's real chips

    Cheat's real chips

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Deep-frying with a difference, try this super easy method for crisp, chunky chips - you'll never look back

  • Bite-sized toffee apple doughnuts

    Bite-sized toffee apple doughnuts

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    Master the art of deep frying and rustle up a batch of these irresistible mini-doughnuts filled with cinnamon caramel

  • Crisp-fried rabbit with herb mayonnaise

    Crisp-fried rabbit with herb mayonnaise

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Bite-sized pieces of rabbit are coated in parmesan and breadcrumbs, deep fried until crisp and golden and served with herby mayonnaise

  • Onion rings

    Onion rings

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.34 ratings

    You can rustle up these crispy bites with a few storecupboard ingredients - sparkling water is the key to a really light batter

  • Tempura squid

    Tempura squid

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Roy Brett's crunchy tempura squid makes a great sharing dish. You can prep your squid in advance and keep it in the fridge until you're ready

  • Chorizo Scotch quail’s eggs

    Chorizo Scotch quail’s eggs

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

    Upgrade this picnic family favourite with a tangy chorizo and blanched almond shell, covering perfectly soft-set yolks

  • Paella arancini bites

    Paella arancini bites

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    These crispy paella bites make the perfect canapé for a Spanish-style party. We predict they’re the new deep-fried mac 'n' cheese, watch this space...

  • Parsnip croquettes

    Parsnip croquettes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    This show-stealing side dish of roasted parsnips and creamy béchamel is breadcrumbed and deep-fried for crisp, golden bites

  • Crab doughnuts

    Crab doughnuts

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Savoury doughnuts are a delicious deep-fried treat. Decorate these perfect party nibbles with lemon zest and a few sprigs of cress

  • Cauliflower croquettes

    Cauliflower croquettes

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Upgrade a comfort classic into a modern snack to nibble during drinks with friends. These delicious deep-fried cauliflower croquettes are seriously addictive

  • Tempura batter

    Basic tempura batter

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.11 ratings

    This tempura mix can be used to batter vegetables, anchovies, sage leaves or squid – perfect for creating deep-fried party snacks.

  • Mussel popcorn subs

    Mussel popcorn subs

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Similar to an American po' boy, these battered mussel morsels aren't your average sub filling. Great as a party snack or an alternative fish supper

  • Scotch eggs

    Scotch eggs

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    A hidden layer of bacon makes this traditional Scotch egg recipe extra special

  • Spiced swede fritters

    Spiced swede fritters

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.16 ratings

    The mild flavour of swede is a great vehicle for vibrant spices, so this twist on Indian vegetable pakoras really works

  • Crispy squid with caponata

    Crispy squid with caponata

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Squid is cheap, plentiful, quick to cook, and delicious with the classic Italian vegetable dish, caponata

  • Ham & cheese croquetas

    Ham & cheese croquetas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.20 ratings

    These tasty, deep-fried bites can be made ahead and frozen, perfect for no-fuss entertaining as part of a party buffet spread

  • Ultimate onion rings with bacon mayo

    Ultimate onion rings with bacon mayo

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Lightly pickle rings of red onion, then deep fry for a crisp, indulgent starter or snack that's guaranteed to please

  • Margherita risotto balls

    Margherita risotto balls

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.7 ratings

    These deep-fried, arancini patties, made with tomato arborio rice, have moreish melting mozzarella cheese middles.


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