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Steamed Artichokes with Siracha Lime Aioli

By RST Brands
·
September 9, 2019

Steamed Artichokes with Sriracha Lime Aioli

Appetizers

Learn how to cook artichokes perfectly to create a delightful shared appetizer or snack.

Ingredients

  • 2 Artichokes
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ cup mayo
  • Zest of one lime
  • 1 tsp. lime juice
  • 2 tbsp of Sriracha

Directions

  1. Using a steaming pot, bring 4 cups of water and 3 tbsp of lemon juice to a boil
  2. Prepare artichokes for steaming: Snap off tough outer leaves.

    Using a serrated knife, cut off top 1/3 of artichoke.

    Snip remaining sharp or spiky tips using kitchen shears.

    Trim stem so artichoke stands upright.

    Rub cut surfaces with lemon to prevent discoloration.

    Repeat with remaining artichokes and lemon.

    If you wish you can cut the artichokes in half and remove the choke
  3. Place artichokes in the steamer basket and close the lid.

    Allow artichokes 35 minutes to steam.
  4. While artichokes steam, add mayo to a small bowl.

    Add the zest of one lime and 1 tsp. lime juice into mayo and whisk thoroughly.

    Slowly whisk in Sriracha to taste.

    Feel free to add depending on your tolerance of heat.
  5. Remove artichokes from steamer and plate immediately.

    Dip the end of each artichoke end into aioli and eat before discarding the tough part of the leaf.

    Slowly whisk in Sriracha to taste.

Enjoy!

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