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Garlic Butter Fried Frog Legs

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4 Servings


  • 1 lb about 3 to 4 pieces frog legs
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 cup corn starch
  • oil for frying

For the Garlic Butter Sauce

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 to 4 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon green onions chopped


  • Rinse frog legs and pat dry.
  • In a bowl, combine sugar, salt, garlic powder and pepper. Toss frog legs in mixture to fully coat and marinate for about 30 minutes.
  • Dip frog legs in beaten egg then toss in corn starch until completely coated, shaking off excess.
  • In a skillet, heat about 1 inch of oil over medium heat. Fry frog legs, turning once or twice, for about 4 to 6 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels. To serve, pour garlic butter sauce over frog legs.

For Garlic Butter Sauce

  • In a sauce pan, melt butter. Add garlic and cook for about 30 seconds or until limp and fragrant.
  • Add cayenne powder and season with salt and pepper to taste. Turn off heat and stir in green onions.