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Artichoke pickled

Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories

Equipment

  • Instant pot

Ingredients

  • 3 Artichoke medium sized ones
  • 10- 12 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tsp Red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil Good quality cold pressed
  • Juice of  1 lime
  • 3-4 tsp Vinegar
  • Pepper corn – few crushed
  • Salt to taste

Note :(Olive oil to vinegar go by 3:1 proportion)

    Instructions

    How to cook artichoke ?

    • Wash the artichoke well and cut off little below each petal’s thorny tip discard. (step pic 2, 3)
    • Scrape the stem a little bit and keep it intact (do not throw)and discard one row of petals at the bottom.
    • Pressure cook artichoke in instant pot by settling the switch on MANUAL MODE 4 minutes on high. Instant pot  is in lock mode( not release mode) as we are looking for full cooked soft artichokes.
    • Hold each petal and scrape towards the thickest side. Continue for all petals keep the meaty part and discard the fibrous part. (Pic 6)When u reach a cone shape inside, thats the purple flower, it has a plastic like part discard that, also the furry part inside. It will choke u.(Pic 7,8 and 9)
    • After all the cleaning u will be finally left with a door knob like piece that is completely edible. (Pic 10)

    How to make pickled artichoke ?

    • Chop the artichoke into cubes and mix all the ingredients given in the list with half the olive oil. Put into a glass bottle or jar and pour the remaining olive oil on top.Allow it to sit one day on the counter for a day.

    How to use artichoke pickled ?

    • Can be used from the net day as dipping for breads or finger food topping etc.
    • Tastes excellent when a scoop is tossed in with plain pasta to make it flavorful.

    Video

    Notes

    1. Pick good round ones with closed green petals without blemishes.
    2. Little bit of fibre that comes when scraping petals is fine and good for the stomach.