Delicate onions turn crunchy and sweet when dipped in batter and fried. For this recipe it’s best to use thin 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
- Whisk wine into flour in a bowl until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
- 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.