Batter-Fried Scallions

  • Serves

    serves 4

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


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


Step 1

Whisk wine into flour in a bowl until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 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.

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