Garlic Chips

Preparation info
  • Makes —

    ½ cup

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
Masu: Fresh, contemporary, accessible Japanese for the home cook

By Nic Watt

Published 2016

  • About

This is a great little condiment to have up your sleeve. These chips add a mild garlic flavour and crispy texture to salads, tataki and other savoury dishes.


  • 1 large bulb garlic
  • 200 ml (7 fl oz) milk


Start by peeling your garlic cloves. Then, with either a sharp knife or a mandoline, slice the garlic into very thin slices across the clove.

Soak the sliced garlic in the milk for about 15 minuties to draw out some of the strong garlic flavour and any bitterness.

Heat the oil to about 150°C in a medium-sized saucepan.

Drain the garlic. Sprinkle it into the hot oil and f