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Remove the artichokes from the stem and remove the outer leaves. Wash well and cut off the remaining leaves with kitchen scissors.

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Brush the sliced sections with lemon juice.

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Peel and finely chop the garlic and shallot.

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Wash the parsley and mint, shake dry and chop.

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In a bowl, mix the breadcrumbs, shallot and garlic. Fill the spaces between the leaves of the artichokes with the crumb mixture.

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Bring 2cm water to the boil in a wide pan. Set the artichokes upright and simmer over a low heat for 10 minutes until the artichoke bases can be pierced. Remove from the boiling water and drain well on kitchen paper. A;low to cool and dry.

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Heat the frying fat to 170°C and cook the artichokes in batches until golden brown. Drain and place on a plate.

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Fry all the artichokes portions in small batches. Garnish with fresh mint.