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Crispy fried onions
Source: Amy and recipe book The Burmese Kitchen (Entered by Chuck and Amy Mashburn)
Crispy fried onions are a nice condiment or ingredient in a lot of dishes. Especially Asian recipes. Once prepared they can be stored in the refrigerator for several weeks in an airtight container.
Serves: About 1 cup
Onions (small) 1lb Slice the onions thinly. Should be about 2 cups.
cooking oil 1 cup vegetable or peanut oil
turmeric 1/8 teaspoon ground
sugar 1/2 teaspoon white or turbinado
Step by Step Instructions
- Heat the oil in a skillet on low to medium heat. Add the onions and turmeric. Fry slowly stirring occasionally for 10 to 12 minutes, until the onions begin to turn color.
- Add sugar, stir well, and fry for about 2 more minutes. The onions should be a light golden brown. Remove them and drain on paper towels.
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