Artichoke Cakes with Cajun RĂ©moulade
INGREDIENTS
  • 3 (14-ounce) cans artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 cup soft breadcrumbs, lightly packed
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Cajun Remoulade
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 Tbs fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup of mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbs paprika
  • 2 Tbs each, capers, horseraddish
  • 1 Tbs each,dijon mustard, ketchup ,Lemon juice,worcestershire sauce, cider vinegar and hot sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt( did not use)
DIRECTIONS
  1. Squeeze liquid from artichokes, using paper towels, until artichokes are just slightly moist. Place artichokes in a medium bowl. Add eggs and next 3 ingredients.
  2. Combine mayonnaise and next 5 ingredients in a separate bowl; stir well. Add mayonnaise mixture to artichoke mixture; stir gently until thoroughly combined. Cover and chill at least 2 hours.
  3. Place a large, lightly oiled nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Scoop artichoke mixture into 1 1/2-inch balls; place in skillet, and flatten slightly. Cook 2 to 2 1/2 minutes on each side or until golden and slightly set. Transfer to a lightly greased baking sheet.
  4. Bake at 400F for 10 to 12 minutes or until done. Serve with Cajun Remoulade.
  5. Yield: About 2 dozen
  6. Cajun Remoulade: Process the first 4 ingredients.Drain well and add all remaining ingredients, process again.