Crispy fried stinging nettles
- A bunch of fresh stinging nettles
- A pinch of salt
- Vegetable oil or sunflower oil
- STEP 1
Careful not to sting yourself, remove a cup-full of young nettle tops from the plant.
- STEP 2
Heat a frying pan with one tablespoon of butter. When the fat begins to bubble, throw the nettles into the pan and add a pinch of salt.
- STEP 3
Cook for two or three minutes, turning frequently until the leaves start to turn golden and crispy.
- STEP 4
Place the nettles onto a paper towel to cool and dry.
- STEP 5
Light, crispy and delicious, eat as a snack or serve with a main meal. Especially good on top of a spring or summer salad.