Fried Garlic Peanut

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1 cup

    • Difficulty


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By Angela Dimayuga and Ligaya Mishan

Published 2021

  • About

This is street food in the Philippines, heaped high in shallow bamboo baskets and handed over in little oil-stained paper bags; and bar food, eaten by the fistful to reawaken your thirst; and all-day food, reported to boost brain function, even more so with the antioxidant-rich skins left on. It’s as much garlic as peanut, with some recipes demanding a whole head. The two ingredients are fried separately—it’s good to have Garlic Chips ready to go—then tumb