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Dip these Fried Artichokes with Garlic Aioli into a 30 second sauce!

Fried Artichoke Hearts

  • Author: Dan

Description

Serves 6 for appetizers


Ingredients

  • 1 jar (34 oz) baby artichoke hearts, drained and patted dry
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of breadcrumbs
  • Canola or vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper for seasoning

For the Garlic Aioli

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise

Instructions

  1. Fill a deep sided pot about half way up with he oil. Heat on medium-high heat until the temperature reaches 375 degrees.
  2. Season the artichokes with salt and pepper.
  3. Dip the artichokes in the flour first, then the egg and then the breadcrumbs. Repeat with all the artichokes and set aside until the oil is ready.
  4. Frying the artichokes in small batches for 3-4 minutes until they are golden brown.
  5. Drain on a plate lined with paper towels and season immediately with salt and pepper.
  6. Repeat until the artichokes are all fried.

To make the garlic aioli

  1. Add the the ingredients to a small bowl and stir to combine

Notes

These freeze really well if you want to make them ahead of time, cool completely then freeze. Heat in a 400 degree oven for 15 minutes before serving.