Crispy Shallots

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By Sat Bains

Published 2012

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For the Crispy Shallots

  • 3 banana shallots
  • 1 l sunflower oil
  • fine salt to taste


Slice the shallots wafer-thin using a mandoline. Season with a little fine salt. Leave for 20 minutes – this helps to break down the shallot and draws out some of the moisture.

Bring the oil to 160°C. Dry the shallots on some kitchen paper and drop into the oil. Keep the shallots moving with some metal tongs. Take the shallots out of the oil when they are light brown: this is very impor