Carciofi Fritti (Fried Artichoke Hearts)

Recipe by: Grover
  • Prep Time:15 min
    Cook Time:10 min
  • Yield:
    4 Servings
  • Level:
    Medium

Description

A Italian recipe made of artichokes.

Ingredients

  • Extra virgin olive oil or neutral oil like corn or grapeseed as needed
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese, optional
  • 1 cup fairly fine bread crumbs, preferably homemade
  • 8 artichoke hearts, fresh or thawed frozen
  • Lemon wedges for serving

Directions

  1. 1. Heat at least 1 inch of oil in a wide saucepan or deep skillet over medium to medium-high heat.
  2. 2. Season the eggs and, if you like, combine the Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs; season this mixture, too.
  3. 3. When the oil is ready