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Crispy Fried Avocado Bites

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Avocado, Deep Fried Avocados, Fried Appetizers, Fried Avocado
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6


  • 3-4 large avocados, seed removed, cut into 1/2 inch chunks
  • ¾ cup all purpose flour
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • cups Panko bread crumbs
  • ¾ cup tempura
  • 1 tbsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp Slap Ya Mama® seasoning
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp crushed red peppers
  • 1-2 cups vegetable oil


  1. Heat oil to 375° using an electric skillet or over medium high heat if using a frying pan.

  2. Using 3 shallow bowl or containers: add flour to the first container, whisk buttermilk and egg together in the second, and whisk bread crumbs, tempura and remaining ingredients, except oil, in the third. Set aside.

  3. Add a small amount of avocados into the flour to coat, then into the buttermilk mixture, next into the bread crumb mixture, and lastly, carefully into the hot oil.

  4. Fry until browned on all sides, approximately 1-2 minutes.

  5. Remove fried avocados from skillet, or pan, with a slotted spoon and place on a paper towel lined plate. Lightly salt if desired. Repeat until all avocados have been fried.

  6. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.