Crispy Fried Shallots or Garlic

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 cups

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in
The Food of Singapore: Simple Street Food Recipes from the Lion City

By Djoko Wibisono

Published 2015

  • About


  • 30 shallots or 30 cloves garlic
  • ½ cup (125


  1. Peel and thinly slice the shallots or garlic. Then pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok and gently stir-fry the shallots or garlic over medium heat until light golden brown and crisp, about 5 to 7 minutes. Do not allow them to burn or they will taste bitter. Drain, cool completely and store in an airtight container. Reserve the Shallot or Garlic Oil