Batter-Fried Scallions

Delicate onions turn crunchy and sweet when dipped in batter and fried. For this recipe it’s best to use thin scallions.

Batter-Fried Scallions Batter-Fried Scallions
For this recipe it is best to use thin scallions.
Yield: serves 4


  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 cup flour
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 bunches of scallions, trimmed
  • Vegetable oil


  1. Whisk wine into flour in a bowl until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Halve scallions crosswise. Dip into batter, and fry in hot vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat until crisp, 2–3 minutes. Drain on paper towels, and salt generously.