Arrowhead Chips – 炸慈菇脆片

Chinese New Year is a reunion time for family and friends. Snacking is a must whilst catching up. Various types of sweets, cookies and nuts are served. One of the favourites snacks served are Arrowroots chips. Its crunchy, sweet with a slight tinge of bitterness. One can’t stop with just a few, sometimes a whole container is polished off without one realising it!!

Get some friends together, have a cookout making loads of containers of it. Its cheaper and healthier than buying. And it’s made with love.

#themeatmensg #simple #delicious

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  • Servings:

  • Time: 1 hr

  • Skill: Easy

Ingredients:

  1. 1kg arrowroot (choose big round ones with firm stems)

  2. Salt to taste

  3. Oil for deep frying

Steps:

  1. Peel arrowroot, careful not to break the firm stems

  2. Place in a bowl of water

  3. Heat oil, making sure the temperature is low

  4. Thinly slice the arrowroot, holding on to the firm stems into thin slices with a mandoline slicer

  5. Drop in slices of arrowroot, one by one into the oil

  6. Stir constantly, fry the bubbles disappear and sliced arrowroot edges curl

  7. Remove, and place on a tea towel to absorb excess oil

  8. Season with salt

  9. Once cooled, store in airtight container