Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon Hamburger Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted Hamburger/Search Icon
Recipe

Fried Shallots

Yield: about 1 cup

Canned fried onions are a great topping for salads, main dishes, and sides. They’re a quick purchase at the grocery store, but it’s easy to make your own version at home. Added bonus: They don’t come from a can.

Ingredients

  • 3 medium shallots
  • 3 Tbs. cornstarch
  • 1 cup neutral oil, such as grapeseed or canola
  • Kosher salt

Nutritional Information

  • Calories (kcal) : 60
  • Fat Calories (kcal): 40
  • Fat (g): 4.5
  • Saturated Fat (g): 0
  • Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 3
  • Monounsaturated Fat (g): 0.5
  • Cholesterol (mg): 0
  • Sodium (mg): 95
  • Carbohydrates (g): 5
  • Fiber (g): 0
  • Sugar (g): 0
  • Protein (g): 0

Preparation

Thinly slice the shallots lengthwise into thin strips, and then separate them into pieces. In a medium bowl, toss the shallots with the cornstarch until well coated. In a medium saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the shallots, and cook, tossing occasionally, until golden, about 2 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the shallots to a plate lined with paper towels. Salt lightly while still warm, and then use as directed.

Reviews

Rate or Review

Reviews

We haven't received any reviews yet for this recipe.

Have you made it? Tell us what you thought!

Rate this Recipe

Write a Review

Delicious Dish

Find the inspiration you crave for your love of cooking

Fine Cooking Magazine

Subscribe today
and save up to 50%

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Videos

View All

Connect

Follow Fine Cooking on your favorite social networks

We hope you’ve enjoyed your free articles. To keep reading, subscribe today.

Get the print magazine, 25 years of back issues online, over 7,000 recipes, and more.

Start your FREE trial