Fried Broccoli Melt

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Total Time
15 mins
10 mins

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  1. Heat 2 or 3 inches shortening to 365°F in deep fryer or deep saucepan.
  2. Combine 1/4 cup flour, 2 tablespoons cheese and onion powder in large plastic bag.
  3. Add broccoli.
  4. Shake to coat.
  5. Combine buttermilk, baking powder, remaining 1/2 cup flour, remaining 2 tablespoons cheese and salt in small bowl.
  6. Stir until smooth.
  7. Dip several broccoli pieces in batter.
  8. Drain off excess.
  9. Fry a few at a time in Crisco Shortening heated to 365°F.
  10. Fry 1 or 2 minutes or until deep golden brown.
  11. Turn as needed for even browning.
  12. Remove with slotted spoon.
  13. Drain on paper towels.
  14. Serve immediately.