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Rooster Grilled Artichokes with Spicy Garlic Mayonaise

Seattle’s local farmers have been showcasing artichokes for a few weeks now, so what better produce to highlight one of our newest blends, Rooster Spice! Inspired by everyone’s favorite Vietnamese hot sauce, Rooster Spice packs a wallop of heat, but boasts a delicious complexity that will keep you coming back.  It’s the perfect accompaniment to these artichokes, or really anything else your market basket can throw at it.

Grilled Artichokes with Rooster Spice

 

Rooster Grilled Artichokes with Spicy Garlic Mayonaise

Rooster Grilled Artichokes with Spicy Garlic Mayonaise

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Fill a Dutch oven with water, add the juice of 1 lemon and the bay leaf.
  2. Trim leaves from the top of artichoke, remove outer layers of leaves from the stem end and snip all remaining spiky tips from the outer leaves. Trim an inch off the bottom of the stem and use a vegetable peeler to remove the fibrous outer layer.
  3. As each artichoke is prepared in this way, drop it into the lemon water to prevent from turning brown.
  4. When artichokes are prepared, cover the pan and bring to a boil. Boil until the base of the stem can be pierced with a fork, about 12-15 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board and let stand until cool enough to handle, about 10 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, combine garlic, lemon juice, and Rooster Spice with the mayonnaise. Mix well. Transfer to a serving dish and chill until needed.
  6. Preheat grill to medium.
  7. Slice the artichoke in half lengthwise. Scoop out the choke and first few inner layers in the center until the bottom is revealed. Brush each half with olive oil and sprinkle with Murray River Flake Salt and Rooster Spice.
  8. Grill the artichokes until tender and lightly charred, about 5 minutes per side. Transfer to a serving platter, squeeze half a lemon over them and garnish with remaining lemon wedges.
  9. Serve warm, at room temperature or chilled alongside Spicy Garlic Mayonnaise.
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Rooster Spice Asparagus

Songkran (สงกรานต์) is the traditional Thai New Year water festival which starts on April 13 every year. Traditionally, the throwing of water is said to be a symbol of luck to bring good rain for the crops.  Well, we are swimming in good luck with a bountiful asparagus harvest this year and one of our favorite go-to blends, Rooster Spice!  We designed this spicy chili powder drawing inspiration from Indonesian sambal, Sriracha, Thai nam phrik, and Vietnamese tuong ot toi. Rooster Spice has limitless possibilities, but here we combine the seasonality of asparagus with the celebration of Thai New Year.  Enjoy!

Rooster Spice Asparagus

 

Rooster Spice Asparagus

Rooster Spice Asparagus

Ingredients

  • Oil for frying, vegetable, peanut or canola
  • 1 bunch asparagus, touch ends removed
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup very cold, full bodied beer
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • Sel de Mer
  • Rooster Spice

Instructions

  1. In a deep saute pan, gently heat oil to 375 degrees.
  2. In a separate pot, bring 4 quarts of heavily salted water to a rolling boil. Add asparagus, cook for 50 seconds, and transfer to a bowl of ice water to shock, then dry thoroughly.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix egg yolks with flour, cornstarch, Rooster Spice and beer, taking care not to over-mix. In a separate bowl, beat eggs whites to soft peaks, then fold egg whites, very gently, into egg yolk mixture. (Again, do not over mix or allowed batter to sit too long!)
  4. Toss asparagus with a few tablespoons of flour, shaking to remove excess. Dredge in batter and fry in oil, until golden and crisp.
  5. Season with Sel de Mer, a squeeze of lemon, or a generous dousing of malt vinegar and serve in newspaper cones
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