Fried buttermilk fennel with preserved lemon mayo
Waitrose and Partners

Fried buttermilk fennel with preserved lemon mayo

Deep-frying makes everything taste delectable. Think of these as fennel chips or vegetarian calamari: with a spritz of lemon they are seductively moreish.

    • Serves4
    • CourseStarter
    • Prepare30 mins
    • Cook20 mins
    • Total time50 mins

    Ingredients

    • 3 medium bulbs fennel
    • 284ml buttermilk
    • 250g self-raising four
    • 2 tsp garlic granules
    • 1 tsp mustard powder
    • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
    • tsp sweet smoked paprika
    • 1 tbsp dried oregano
    • 1 L rapeseed oil
    • 1 lemon, cut into wedges

    For the preserved lemon mayo

    • 2 preserved lemons
    • 3 egg yolks
    • 1 clove/s garlic
    • ½ lemon, juice
    • 150ml rapeseed oil