Fried Shrimp & Artichokes with Mint, Capers & LemonClick to Play

Fried Shrimp & Artichokes with Mint, Capers & Lemon

Mary Ann Esposito

Ingredients

36 baby artichokes trimmed
4 quarts water
4 lemons, cut in half
1 cup white wine
4 cloves garlic smashed
1 onion sliced
1 bunch mint
1/2 cup Filippo Berio olive oil
Salt

Directions

In an 8 -quart pot, add all ingredients.

Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes until you can pierce artichokes with a knife.

Ingredients

6 cups olive oil
4 cups corn flour, seasoned with salt & pepper
4 cups all-purpose flour, seasoned with salt & pepper
2 cups milk
18 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, tail on
36 poached Baby Artichokes (Frozen can be substituted)

Directions

Preheat olive oil in pot to 360° F.

Pour milk in a bowl and each of the flours on separate plates. Dip shrimp in milk, then dredge in corn flour. Dredge the artichokes in the all-purpose flour.

Place shrimp and artichokes in pot in small batches. Do not crowd the pot, as that will cause the temperature of the oil to drop. Fry until golden, approximately 3-4 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon to paper towels.

Season with salt and pepper and serve with Mint, Caper, & Lemon Sauce .

For The Sauce

1/2 cup mint leaves
2 tablespoons capers, rinsed well
3 lemons, juiced
Pinch red pepper flakes
1 clove garlic
1 cup extra virgin olive oil

Directions

Combine all ingredients except oil and lightly smash in a mortar and pestle. 

Then slowly whisk in olive oil.

This recipe is featured on show 1826, Cooking Live with Brandon Boudet.

item recipe is featured in Episode 1826 of Season 18.

Want More Recipes? See My Latest Book:

Buy Ciao Italia Family Classics by Mary Ann EspositoCiao Italia Family Classics

Mary Ann returns to her family's humble beginnings to bring us a treasure trove of more than 200 time-honored recipes.

Buy it now from Amazon for just $24.00

Buy It From Amazon

A Testimonial From Mario Batali:

This collection epitomizes the tradition and love that goes into all of Mary Ann Esposito's cooking. Like her award-winning TV series, this book will live on for years with all of those who cook her delicious recipes. My kids love everything Mary Ann cooks!"

Comments

Leave a comment

There are no comments yet.

Leave a Comment