Fast Fried Artichokes
Fast Fried Artichokes is a vegetarian side dish. One portion of this dish contains around 11g of protein, 30g of fat, and a total of 523 calories. This recipe serves 6. This recipe is typical of Southern cuisine. It can be considered reasonably priced, costing around $1.85 per serving. Head to the store and pick up artichoke bottoms, pepperoncini mayo, ground pepper, and a few other things to make it today.
Pat artichokes dry with paper towels; cut each into fourths.
Pour oil to a depth of 3 inches into a Dutch oven; heat over medium-high heat to 35
Combine cornmeal, salt, and pepper in a shallow bowl.
Whisk together buttermilk and egg in another bowl.
Toss artichokes in flour. Dip in egg mixture, and dredge in cornmeal mixture, shaking off excess.
Fry artichokes, in batches, in hot oil 5 minutes or until tender and golden brown.
Drain on a wire rack over paper towels.
Recommended wine: Riesling, Sparkling Wine, Zinfandel
Southern works really well with Riesling, Sparkling Wine, and Zinfandel. In general, there are a few rules that will help you pair wine with southern food. Food-friendly riesling or sparkling white wine will work with many fried foods, while zinfandel is great with barbecued fare. You could try Bully Hill Vineyards Dry Riesling. Reviewers quite like it with a 5 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 14 dollars per bottle.
Bully Hill Vineyards Dry Riesling