Fried Shallot or Garlic Flakes

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READY IN: 13mins
SERVES: 2-4
YIELD: 1/2 cup
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 8
    shallots or 8 garlic cloves, peeled and cut cross-wise into slices 1/8-inch thick
  • peanut oil or vegetable oil (for frying)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a frying pan over medium heat, pour in peanut or vegetable oil to a depth of 1/2 inch.
  • When the oil is moderately-hot (about 325 degrees), add the shallot or garlic slices.
  • Fry slowly, stirring, just until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer the slices to paper towels to drain.
  • Let cool, then store the flakes in an airtight container at room temperature for up to several weeks.
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