Asparagus Fritter Sticks with Dill Mustard


Mix up your serving of vegetables tonight and try out Asparagus Fritter Sticks with Dill Mustard recipe. One of our best asparagus recipes, the ingredients expertly complement each other. From the cornmeal to the dijon mustard and fresh dill, this dish is sure to have your guests asking for more.

Asparagus Fritter Sticks with Dill Mustard
Photo: Con Poulos
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
3 mins
Total Time:
13 mins
5 cups asparagus sticks1/2 cup dip


  • 1 cup cold water

  • cup yellow cornmeal

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • cup cornstarch

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • Vegetable oil for deep-fat frying

  • 1 pound green, white, and/or purple asparagus, trimmed

  • ½ cup Dijon-style mustard

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh dill weed

  • 2 tablespoon honey


  1. Place an ovenproof dish in oven. Preheat oven to 200°F. For batter, in a large bowl whisk together the water, cornmeal, flour, cornstarch, egg, baking powder, and salt until well combined. Batter will be lumpy.

  2. In a large skillet heat about 1 inch of oil to 350°F. Working with 3 or 4 spears at a time, dip asparagus into batter, letting excess batter drip into dish. Carefully slide coated spears into hot oil. Fry for 3 to 4 minutes, depending on thickness of spears, until golden. Remove with tongs. Place on paper towels to drain, then transfer to baking dish in warm oven while frying remaining spears.

  3. Meanwhile, for dip, in a small bowl combine mustard, dill weed, and honey. Serve with asparagus fritter sticks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

132 Calories
9g Fat
11g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 132
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 298mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 2.4mg 12%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 90mg 2%
Folate, total 28.2mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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