Panko Fried Green Beans

Recreate Disneyland Magic: Panko Fried Green Beans with a Crispy Twist

Have you ever craved that addictive crunch and savory goodness found in iconic theme park snacks? Today, we’re channeling the flavors of Disneyland’s legendary Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar to bring you a dish that’s sure to become a household favorite: Panko Fried Green Beans!

Panko Fried Green Beans Recipe

While exploring the whimsical world of Disneyland, my taste buds were captivated by the incredible textures and flavors of Trader Sam’s fried green beans. With a crisp, golden exterior and a satisfying crunch, I became obsessed with recreating this magical appetizer at home.

And guess what? I cracked the code! The secret lies in the star ingredient – panko breadcrumbs – which create an unrivaled level of crispiness compared to traditional breadcrumbs. Coupled with a zesty Sriracha mayonnaise dipping sauce, this dish delivers an explosion of flavors and textures that’ll have your taste buds dancing.

The Disneyland Inspiration: What Makes These Green Beans So Special?

Let’s dissect the elements that make these Panko Fried Green Beans shine bright like a Disneyland firework show:

  • The Vibrant Green Beans: Fresh and crisp green beans provide a wholesome base and a pop of color.
  • The Panko Power: These Japanese-style breadcrumbs create an incredibly light, airy, and shatteringly crispy coating.
  • The Sriracha Zing: A simple Sriracha mayonnaise dipping sauce delivers a delightful kick of heat that perfectly balances the rich flavors.

Let’s Get Cooking: Your Guide to Green Bean Greatness

You can use this same method and recipe to fry up baby dill pickles, mushrooms, or anything else in your refrigerator. Enjoy!

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Panko Fried Green Beans Recipe

Panko Fried Green Beans

Recipe by Jason Hill –
This panko fried green beans recipe is a great party snack. In fact, they taste a lot like PF Chang's Crispy Green Beans!
Serve these with Sriracha mayonnaise dipping sauce for a delicious treat! 
You can use this same method and recipe to fry up baby dill pickles, mushrooms, or anything else in your refrigerator. Enjoy!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 6


Deep fryer with roughly 4 cups of canola oil


  • 3/4 pound green beans

Flour Mixture

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon seafood seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Egg Wash

  • 4 eggs beaten

Panko Dip

  • 1 1/2 cups panko bread crumbs


  • Rinse the green beans in a colander.
  • Beat the eggs and keep in a shallow dish big enough to coat the green beans.
  • In a large casserole dish, combine flour, seafood spice, cornstarch, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper.
  • Dip the green beans in the flour and coat on all sides. Next, dip into the beaten eggs, and then coat well in the panko bread crumbs.
  • Fry at 350F in a deep fryer about 2-3 minutes, or until golden brown. Turn with tongs occasionally to get all sides.
  • Transfer fried beans to a paper-towel lined platter and season lightly with salt. Serve with Sriracha Mayonnaise.
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AboutJason Hill

Hi, I’m Jason Hill, host of YouTube’s “Chef Tips” series. I graduated from culinary school in 1998, and gained my experience working the lines in Southern California. I launched my cooking videos in 2007. I love sharing quick and easy recipes that get people back in the kitchen.

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