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Frizzled Leeks

Use these leeks to top our Chimichurri-Marinated Flank Steak appetizer.

  • Yield: Makes 2 cups

Photography: Schiller,Charles

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Summer 2005


  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 2 medium leeks, white and pale-green parts only, rinsed well and patted dry, cut into 3-inch matchsticks


  1. Heat about 3 inches oil in a large heavy saucepan until it reaches 350 degrees on a deep-fry thermometer. Fry leeks, about 1/2 cup at a time, until golden brown and crisp, about 30 seconds. Transfer to paper towels using a slotted spoon; let drain.

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