Fried Salsify Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageServings6
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Salsify2 Pound, trimmed, scraped and cut into 2-inch pieces
 Boiling salted water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Flour4 Tablespoon
 Olive oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 224 Calories from Fat 67

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.7%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 95.2 mg4%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g11.9%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 20.2%

Calcium 9.2% Iron 8.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cook the salsify in 1 inch of boiling water until barely tender.
Drain and dry between paper towels.
Put the flour into a paper bag, add the salsify and shake to coat.
Shake off excess flour.
Heat about 2 inches of olive oil in a deep frying pan to the smoking point.
Fry a few salsify pieces at a time until they are golden.
Drain on paper towels and keep hot in a low oven.
When all the pieces are fried, pile them on a hot serving dish, sprinkle with salt and serve hot.