Chocolate spiced fried baby carrots

Impress your guests with this crispy vegetable dish, an exotic treat with its dark chocolate dip.
By epicure
Published on Thursday, 04 Jul 2013
Cuisine
European
Type of Meal
Party Bites
Vegetarian-friendly
No
Level of Difficulty
Intermediate
Speed
Moderate

Serves 4
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 25 minutes

3 egg whites
170g assorted baby carrots, purple and orange
70g fine Kenya beans
1 pot cooking oil

polenta mix
1 cup polenta
2 tbsp cinnamon sugar
pinch salt and pepper

dark chocolate shavings dip
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp freshly cracked fine pepper
2 tbsp dark chocolate shavings
1 tbsp white chocolate shavings

• Combine the ingredients for polenta mix, mix well and set aside.
• Combine all the ingredients for dark chocolate shavings dip together and mix well in a bowl.
• Whisk the egg whites to a light foamy texture.
• Lightly coat the vegetable strips with the egg white and coat thoroughly with polenta mix.
• Heat up the pot of oil, fry the polenta coated vegetables till crispy.
• Serve the crispy vegetables with the dark chocolate shavings dip.

Excerpt from the March 2012 issue of epicure.