Recipe: Fried Frog Legs

Makes 8 legs – Serves 2

What you are about to see is really, really strange. Some of you might be bothered by it. But, I promise, if you stay by my side, we’ll get past all the strangeness and enter the amazing world of deep fried food. And, let’s be honest, it’s hard to go wrong with deep fried food.


8 frog legs (4 pair)

For the coating:


1/2 cup flour
1 tsp ground thyme
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper


First, fill a pot half way with vegetable oil and bring to 335F.

Then, set out a shallow bowl of milk. In a second shallow bowl, mix together the flour, ground thyme, salt, and pepper.

Oh, and put on some sunglasses. I forgot to put a censor over these froggy legs.

They make me blush.

Thankfully, rolling them around in flour helps with the awkwardness.

I feel much better. Don’t you?

Deep fry at 335F until golden brown.

Even better – no need for a censor here…

Drain on a paper towel and sprinkle with salt.

We made it through the awkwardness! Let’s celebrate. Dig in.

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  1. Hi. My mom used to fix these – I grew up in KS. They were quite tasty

  2. Those are some frog legs! I’m used to the awkwardness as I was thrown into my first frog experience in Hong Kong and saw the thing go from an animal in a cage to stripped pieces of flesh. They were tasty though, and these do look better fried I have to say! So brave of you!

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