Crispy Green Beans
  • ½ pound fresh green beans (ends trimmed and rinsed in water)
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 1 cup unbleached flour
  • 1 cup unflavored non dairy milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • pepper
  • oil for frying
  • 6 oz vegan sour cream
  • 2 green onions
  • 3 tablespoons Franks Red Hot
  • 1 teaspoon nutritional yeast
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  1. Make the dip by mixing all of the dip ingredients. Reserve ½ of a green onion for garnish. Splash additional hot sauce on top. Let sit while preparing the green beans.
  2. Start an assembly line to dredge the green beans by getting three containers.
  3. In the first container, place the flour, salt, onion powder, and pepper in it and mix.
  4. Then, place the milk in the next container.
  5. Place the panko in the last container.
  6. Heat unflavored oil in a small pan. Pour enough oil into the pan so that it's a couple of inches deep.
  7. Dredge a small handful of green beans in the flour. Coat completely.
  8. Next, put the green beans in the milk mixture.
  9. Now, place the green beans in the panko and coat completely.
  10. Place the dredged green beans into the oil.
  11. Fry until golden brown and place on paper towel to drain excess oil.
Recipe by Silly Little Vegan at