Crispy Pan-Fried Jerusalem Artichokes in Herb Butter

These crispy, caramelized, pan-fried Jerusalem Artichokes go amazingly well with a well-grilled piece of meat, fish or even in a warm salad. This incredibly quick and easy recipe will have your guests fighting over the last piece in no time! 

SERVES: 2-3 persons (or multiply ingredient amounts for desired serving size)


COOKING TIME: 20-30 minutes



  • 250g Jerusalem Artichokes (peeled or scrubbed) and cut crosswise into 1/2-cm-thick rounds
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons coarsely torn / chopped fresh herbs of your choice (we recommend either sage or rosemary)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • Optional: 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley



  1. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter and olive oil in a large nonstick pan over medium-high fire
  2. Add Jerusalem artichokes and half of the fresh herbs in the pan. Sprinkle with pinch of salt and pepper
  3. Sauté the Jerusalem artichokes, turning every minute or so, for around 10 minutes
  4. Once brown and beginning to soften, transfer the Jerusalem artichokes to a shallow serving bowl
  5. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons butter and fresh herbs to the pan; fry until the herbs darken, about 30 seconds. Then add lemon juice and simmer for 1 minute.
  6. Pour lemon-herb butter over Jerusalem artichokes in bowl, tossing to coat.
  7. Sprinkle more salt and pepper as appropriate. (Optional: Sprinkle in parsley)

Source: Epicurious.

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