Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Vegetables)

Crispy Fried Shallots Recipe

These crispy shallots are another delicious garnish that enhances just about everything. They will keep 3-4 weeks in an airtight container, so it is work making a large quantity. In Vietnam the thinly sliced fresh shallots would be spread out in single layer and dried in the sun for several hours, which shortens the amount of frying time.

Ingredients : Makes 375 g

125 ml


Vegetable oil

Large shallots, thinly sliced

Method :
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan until it is good and hot.

  • Add the shallots and cook until they are brown and crisp, 5-10 minutes.

  • Remove and drain on kitchen paper. You may need to cook the shallots in batches as they cook best if they are in a single layer.

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