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crispy fried artichokes sitting on white wrinkled parchment paper with my hand holding one and dipping in a brown bowl filled with lemon aioli

Crispy Fried Artichokes with Lemon Aioli


These crispy fried artichoke hearts are super crispy, and the Lemon Aioli is out of this world! Use canned, quartered artichoke hearts for ease of preparation. If you are not feeling a deep fry, check out my tips for making these Crispy Fried Artichokes in the air fryer!


  • 2 cans quartered artichokes
  • oil for a deep fry
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons rice flour or cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped parsley, for garnish


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise 
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons stoneground dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. In a food processor, combine all of the ingredients for the aioli. Mix well.
  2. Cover and reserve until ready to serve.
  3. Heat to 350°, enough oil in a pot for a deep fry.
  4. Drain and gently rinse the artichokes. Pat dry.
  5. In a bowl combine the flour, rice flour and seasonings. Mix to combine.
  6. Dredge the artichokes in the flour to fully coat.
  7. Fry the coated artichokes until they turn golden brown (should only take a few minutes). Do not overcrowd the pot. Fry in batches, if necessary.
  8. Remove and drain on paper towels, or a cooling rack sheet pan combo. 
  9. Salt immediately.
  10. Serve warm.
  11. Garnish with fresh lemon wedges, fresh parsley and the lemon aioli.
  12. ENJOY!



  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian


  • Serving Size: 6 artichokes

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