Fried Ginger

Both hot and cool, ginger is a delightfully pungent spice used and loved in kitchens all over the world. Whether pickled, preserved, crystallized, or fried, it hangs onto its delicious bite.

Fried Ginger
This garnish livens up ordinary dishes with just the right amount of zesty flavor.
Yield: makes 1/2 Cup

Ingredients

  • 1 (3") piece of fresh ginger, peeled
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • Vegetable oil

Instructions

  1. Julienne ginger into very thin matchstick-size pieces. Toss ginger with flour.
  2. Heat 1" oil until hot in a small skillet over medium heat. Fry ginger until crisp, about 1 minute. Drain and salt while warm.