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Piedmont-style Fritto Misto (Mixed Fried Vegetables and Meat)

di Academia Barilla

Piedmont-style Fritto Misto (Mixed Fried Vegetables and Meat)
1 hours


Main course


Ingredients for 4 people

4 lamb chops
¼ pound pork sausage
1 small eggplant
2 zucchini
4 amaretti cookies
1 apple
3/4 cup semolina
1 lemon
½ cup sugar
1 ½ cups flour
6 eggs
1 1/3 cups breadcrumbs
4 cups milk
oil for frying as needed
salt to taste

Preparation 45 minutes preparation + 20 minutes cooking
1. Cut the sausage into pieces

2. Prepare the semolina cakes by boiling 2 cups of milk with ½ cup sugar and the zest of one lemon

3. Gradually add the semolina and cook for 2 to 3 minutes

4. Add one beaten egg yolk, mix and turn out onto a greased baking sheet

5. Cool and cut into diamonds

6. Prepare a batter by combining the flour, one egg and milk

7. Set aside for about 1 hour

8. Cut the zucchini into sticks and the eggplant and apple into round slices

9. Dredge the semolina cakes, lamb chops and eggplant in flour, dip in a beaten egg, and then coat with breadcrumbs

10. Dip the apple, amaretti cookies and zucchini in the batter

11. Separately fry each ingredient in sufficient hot oil

12. Remove and drain on paper towels

13. Sprinkle salt on the savory ingredients and sugar on the sweet ingredients

14. Serve hot

15. The traditional recipe also calls for calf’s brain and sweetbread

16. If you would like to include them in the recipe, blanch the brain and sweetbread and cut into pieces

17. Separately dredge each ingredient in flour, dip in a beaten egg, and then in breadcrumbs, like the other breaded ingredients above

18. Season with salt to taste