Braised Fennel with RAPA Original
This 2019 amateur winning recipe features an apple cider vinegar-honey sauce bursting with flavor.
1lb RAPA Original, sliced 1/4" thick
1 bulb of fennel, sliced 1/4" thick
1/2 red onion, sliced half-moon 1/8" thick
1 Granny Smith apple
2 TBS olive oil
1 TBS Butter
Salt & pepper to taste
16 oz. apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup honey
Heat large fry pan to medium heat. Add onion and fennel to pan and sauté until caramelized and tender, stirring often. While cooking, cut the apple in julienne strips. Add apples to cooled fennel mixture.
In a large saucepan, simmer vinegar and honey, reduce to 1/2 cup of sauce. Bring to room temperature.
Heat deep fryer to 425 degrees and fry slices for approximately 7-8 minutes.
Place scrapple on serving plate, top with heaping serving of fennel mixture and drizzle with sauce. Serve warm.