Honey Chilli Potatoes is a supremely popular Chinese snacks that has a huge fan following, particularly in India. It is crunchy, flavorful and awfully delicious.
It is a favourite kid’s recipe and no Chinese food lover can ever say no to it. It goes well with drinks and any summer beverage and though it is slightly heavy, is often served as a starter.
• 300 gm potato
• 1 finely chopped red chili
• 1 cup refined oil
• finely chopped garlic
• 2 tablespoon corn flour
• 4 pinches salt
• Step 1
Wash the potatoes and peel them clean. Now take a heavy pan and add 5 cups of water. Once the water reaches the boiling point, add the potatoes and allow simmering on low flame till they are almost done but not soft and squishy.
• Step 2
In a bowl, mix together garlic, red chilies, salt, corn flour and mix well. Keep aside for 3 to 5 minutes. Now add the potatoes and toss well so that the mixture completely coats them.
• Step 3
Heat oil in a frying pan over medium flame and deep fry the potatoes till they are crispy. You can also double fry them if the required crispiness is not attained at one go. But ensure that they turn not too hard from inside.
• Step 4
Drain excess oil and place them on an absorbent paper. Now heat a little oil. Add chopped garlic, sesame seeds, vinegar and tomato sauce, cook for a minute and turn off the heat. Add honey, seasonings and shallots and pour over the potatoes.
• Step 5
Toss well. Sprinkle some more seasonings and the toppings you like to have more and serve immediately. Leaving it for a while on the kitchen counter may take away its crunchiness.
Toss well. Sprinkle some more seasonings and the toppings you like to have more and serve immediately.