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Fried Green Beans with Horseradish Sauce

Battered and fried green beans dipped in a spicy horseradish sauce make a tasty appetizer with just the right amount of crunch.
Course Appetizers
Keyword appetizer, dip, fried food, green beans, southern recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Calories 405kcal
Author Jenn


  • Peanut oil for frying
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 Tbsp Creole seasoning like Tony Chachere
  • 1 lb green beans trimmed
  • 1 cup buttermilk or "sour cream wash" see post
  • For Sauce
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp prepared horseradish
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce


  • Pour oil into an iron skillet to a depth of 1.5"-2" and heat to 375 degrees (this is medium heat on my stove with an iron skillet)
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, and creole seasoning
  • Dip green beans in buttermilk then dredge in flour mixture to coat
  • Fry in batches until crisp and golden brown, approximately 3-5 minutes
  • Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
  • Serve warm
  • Make the sauce by whisking together sour cream, horseradish, and Worcestershire sauce. Serve chilled



Serving: 1serving | Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 1145mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 11g