How to Make Crispy Fried Onions

by Huang Kitchen

Fresh crispy fried onions are often used as garnishes in restaurants as well as at home. It adds flavour to soups, salads and other Asian dishes when sprinkled on them.


  • 500 Grams Shallots
  • 1 Cup Oil ( for deep frying )
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Remove skins from shallots.

    Step 2

    Add salt into a container of water. Then add the peeled shallots.

    Step 3

    Briefly rinse the shallots in the salt water.

    Step 4

    Remove from the salt water and slice the shallots VERY THINLY.

    Step 5

    Fry the sliced shallots in hot oil until reddish brown and crispy.

    Step 6

    Line a plate with kitchen paper.

    Step 7

    Drain the crispy shallots from the oil into a sieve.

    Step 8

    Place the crispy shallots on the plate over the kitchen paper. Spread the onions as much as possible to remove excess oil. Let cool.

    Step 9

    When completely cooled, store the crispy shallots in airtight container. Keep in a cool place. And you're done!