Fried Sage Leaves

 

Fried Sage Leaves

Part of Ep. 803 Ep. 803 - Gourds, Ponds and Herbs

Yield: Serve warm as an appetizer or side dish.

Credit: Shelley Ryan

Ingredients

1/2 cup white flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup sparkling mineral water
1 Tbsp. canola oil
1 egg white, whipped to stiff peaks
20 to 30 fresh large sage leaves, washed and dried
Vegetable oil for frying

Preparation

Using a whisk combine flour, salt, mineral water and 1 Tbsp. canola oil. Add the whipped egg white and fold gently. Heat oil in heavy frying pan over medium-high heat. Dip the leaves one at a time into the batter and fry. Watch carefully, these brown very quickly. Remove when golden brown and place on paper towel. Keep warm.

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