How can I ripen avocado?
Since avocados are hard when harvested, you need to ripen or soften them at home. To do so, you can leave them at room temperature instead of putting them in the fridge and they get soft in time. But if you want them to ripen sooner, put them in a paper bag with an apple or banana. They will ripen within 2-3 days.
Is avocado good for health?
Avocado is one of those rare fruits with healthy unsaturated fat content which is beneficial to the body and helps feel full between meals. Avocado is also very rich in many nutrients such as vitamins C, E, K, B6, magnesium, and potassium. So eating avocado is good for health as long as we do not eat too much.
Can I freeze avocado?
Yes, you can freeze avocados and consume them later. But their texture changes when freezed so they do not taste as fresh avocados when thawed. So, it is not recommended to freeze them.
Is avocado a fruit or vegetable?
Avocado is botanically fruit even though it is not as sweet as many other fruits, but it is nutritionally more like a vegetable.
Beer-Battered Avocado Air Fryer Recipe
Here is an easy avocado recipe in the air fryer for avocado fans. Avocados have never tasted that delicious!
Tags: Air fryer avocado fries
Beer-battered avocados are one of the most popular dishes of avocado fans. Avocado is a very healthy food but no one can say beer-battered avocados are healthy because they are deep fried in the original recipe. However, we are going to make them in the air fryer in this recipe, and we will have a healthy meal as well as the same taste and texture as deep fried avocados.
By the way, if you abstain from alcohol for any reason, you should know that you can replace the beer with soda water in this recipe. You can use water, too, but soda will affect the taste and texture better. You can also think of increasing the amount of seasoning depending on your palate taste.
Let’s move on to the recipe below and make some air fryer avocados!
1 cup lager beer
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 garlic cloves, minced
1½ teaspoons paprika
Salt to taste
2 avocados, pitted and peeled
Olive oil spray
Salsa sauce for serving
Add beer, flour, garlic, paprika, and salt into a bowl, mix them and leave the mixture at room temperature for 2 hours to thicken.
After 2 hours, preheat the air fryer by setting the temperature to 380°F and the timer to 3 minutes. Once you press the “Start/Pause” button, it will start warming up.
Cut the avocados in half, then each half into 3 wedges.
Dip the avocado wedges in beer mixture and coat them well with the mixture.
Open the air fryer and lightly grease the basket with olive oil spray. If your air fryer has a rotating basket, use that.
Remove the avocados from the beer mixture and place them into the air fryer basket while making sure to drip off excess batter before putting them in the basket.
Mist lightly with olive oil spray and close the air fryer.
Set the timer to 3 minutes and press the “Start/Pause” button to start frying.
Cook them until the avocados are golden brown by shaking the basket halfway through cooking if you do not use a rotating basket.
Once cooked, open the air fryer and remove the avocados onto a serving platter.
Serve warm with salsa sauce.
RECIPE NOTE FOR BEER-BATTERED AVOCADO FRIES:
If you do not use alcohol, you can substitute soda water for beer in this recipe.
HOW TO SERVE BEER-BATTERED AVOCADO FRIES:
You can serve beer-battered avocados as an appetizer or side dish. It will perfectly match meat dishes, especially fish.
Salsa sauce is a dipping sauce perfectly matched with beer-battered avocados but you can also eat them with other sauces such as ranch sauce or any other sauce with mayonnaise base.
HOW TO STORE LEFTOVER BEER-BATTERED AVOCADO FRIES:
You can store leftover beer-battered avocados in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. It is not recommended to freeze them because they lose taste and texture after thawing.