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Fritto Misto

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Ingredients

Fritto Misto

  • Vegetable oil to fry in large heavy duty pot
  • 1 c. All-purpose flour
  • 2-2.5 c. club soda
  • 6 peeled and cleaned shrimp
  • 8 pieces small squid with tentacles
  • 4 pieces fennel thin slice
  • 4 pieces leeks white parts only
  • 4 pieces asparagus
  • 2 slices meyer lemon
  • 4 leaves sage
  • 4 sprigs parsley
  • 1 lemon halved
  • 2 T. Kosher salt

Saffron Aioli Sauce

  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 t. fleur de sel
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 c. olive oil
  • 1 t. saffron threads

Steps

Fritto Misto

  1. Heat oil to 350 F.
  2. Prep and cut all ingredients.
  3. Mix flour and club soda with a little salt. Reserve some flour for dredge.
  4. Working in small batches dredge ingredients and dip into batter, frying until golden brown.
  5. Remove from fryer and transfer to paper towels or wire rack, season with salt.
  6. Serve with halved lemon.

Saffron Aioli Sauce

  1. Using a large smooth mortar and pestle, crush garlic, saffron and salt until paste forms.
  2. Add egg yolk then slowly stream in olive oil until emulsified.