Celery Root French Fries With Remoulade Dipping Sauce

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“This is a fabulous recipe courtesy of Emerile Lagasse, and do your self a favor and make this . It's an eating experience! Invite your friends and have a BBQ and these fries. If you have trouble finding the celery root (it's really ugly) just ask for it.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all essence ingredients and store in an air-tight jar or container.
  2. For remoulade sauce: Combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix until well incorporated. Season with salt and pepper.Set aside.
  3. For the celery root French fries:.
  4. Lightly toss the celery root in the flour.
  5. Dip into the egg mixture, removing any excess.
  6. Turn into the bread crumbs, coating both sides completely.
  7. In a large saute pan, heat the vegetable oil.
  8. When the oil is hot, add the celery root fries, carefully, as not to over-crowd the fries.
  9. Fry on one side until golden, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  10. Turn over and continue frying until done, about2 to 3 minutes.
  11. Remove with slotted spoon and place on a paper-lined plate.
  12. Spoon a small amount of the remoulade sauce onto the plate and pile the fries in the center. Adjust the seasonings with salt and pepper.
  13. Garnish with parmesan and chives.
  14. Note: Prep. time does not include making the Essence.

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