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Fried Broccoli with Lemon Zest, Sea Salt and Dipping Sauce

Pinewood Social
This tasty recipe comes from the kitchen of Nashville's Pinewood Social.
5 from 1 vote
Course Side Dish
Servings 2 -3 servings


  • 2 heads of broccoli
  • 2 quarts canola oil
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • Sea salt to taste

Almond Garlic Dipping Sauce

  • ½ cup whole almonds
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 3 TBSP red wine vinegar
  • 1 ½ TBSP Dijon mustard
  • 1 shallot roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic roughly chopped
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup water
  • Juice of ½ lemon


  • Heat the oil in a frying pan to 375 degrees. Add broccoli and fry for approximately 30 seconds or until the edges appear crispy. Once cooked, remove and set on a paper towel. Top with fresh lemon zest and sea salt.
  • Mix all dipping sauce ingredients into VitaMix or food processor and puree until smooth.
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