Shallot Scallion Oil
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Recipe type: Sides
Cuisine: Asian
  • 450 ml grapeseed or rice bran oil (you could use any other type of light flavorless oil)
  • 10 shallots – sliced thinly
  • 4 stalks green onions – white and green stalk separated
  1. n a deep saucepan, add in oil and sliced shallots.
  2. Cook the shallots under medium low heat, the oil should bubble gently.
  3. Stir occasionally to prevent them from sticking.
  4. After 8 – 10 mins, when the moisture from the shallots have evaporated, add in the white part of the green onion and continue to cook until they turn light golden in color.
  5. Add in the rest of the green onions and simmer until dark golden brown.
  6. Drain oil into container and keep the fried shallot and onion separated.
  7. They keep well in the fridge for up to one month.
  8. *Use the oil for cooking, to dress up noodles, salads, etc.
Recipe by Bear Naked Food at