Fried Parsley

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Total Time
5 mins
40 mins

Fried parsley is one of the prettiest garnishes, lacy and green, crisp and delicate.

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  1. Pick over the parsley, removing the large stalks so that neat sprigs remain.
  2. Wash it clean and shake it dry in a cloth.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep pan to 190C/ 375F degrees.
  4. Put the parsley in a frying basket and hold it in the oil for 2 minutes.
  5. Drain well and then place in a low heat oven until quite dry, crisp and brittle.
  6. Serve over fried, baked, or broiled white fish, such as trout, sole, or whiting.