Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Hanh Kho Phi (Crisp Fried Shallots)


Yield 6 servings.

  • 1/2 c Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 c Thinly sliced shallots
  • Heat the oil in a small saucepan until hot but not smoking about 300 degrees F.
  • Add the shallots and fry over moderate heat until crispy and golden brown about 5 minutes.
  • Do not overcook. Immediately remove the shallots with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  • Reserve the oil for another use.
  • Cooked this way shallots can be stored in a tightly covered jar on the kitchen shelf for up to 1 month.
  • Yield: about 1/3 cup.

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