Green Beans with Fried Onions
2 cups Green beans, washed, trimmed
1/2 cup Onions, thinly sliced
1/2 cup All-purpose flour
to taste Salt and black pepper
2 cups Corn oil
2 tablespoons Unsalted butter
1 cup White mushrooms, sliced
Cook the green beans in boiling salted water until tender. Shock the green beans in an ice-water bath and reserve.
Soak the onions in ice water for 1 hour.
Heat the oil in a deep-fryer to 375°F (190°C).
Drain and dry the onion thoroughly.
Combine the flour and salt and pepper. Toss the onion in the seasoned flour until coated. Shake off the excess flour.
Deep-fry the onion until golden brown and crisp.
Melt the butter and sauté the mushrooms over medium-high heat until tender.
Add the reserved beans to the mushrooms and heat thoroughly.
Top beans with the fried onions just before serving.