Advice 1: How to cook dried fried onions

Dried fried onion - purpose seasoning. With it even the most simple dishes are transformed, gaining an amazing flavor and color. Shops selling ready-made flakes of fried onions, but they can be made at home.
How to cook dried fried onions

How to cook dried fried onions

Cooking dried fried onions in the pan will take about 30 minutes. First we need to clean onions or shallots from the husk. The amount of onions depends on the size of the pan. You need to have it completely covered her bottom. Onions should be cut into thin half-ring - like Julien. Pour a large amount of vegetable oil to the pan, as the onions will be fried in deep fat. Place the onion in the hot oil and let it obzharitsya until caramelized. It is important to ensure that the onions don't burn. Then fried onions to put on paper towel to excess oil glass. The cooled onion must be crispy and dry to the touch. For the final dehydration of onion can be placed in the oven at minimum temperature (100-110°C) for 30 min. But it's not necessary, because with proper cooking onions already dried enough. Ready-made cereals can be ground by hand into powder or used whole. Store dried fried onions should be in an airtight jar.

If you have a deep fryer, the process of roasting onions is simplified significantly. Set the appropriate cooking mode, saute the onion and allow it to dry on a special metal insert. For deep fryer onion can be finely chopped, it is enough to divide the onion into four parts and to disassemble the cereal.

How to use dried fried onions

Dried fried onions is a traditional seasoning Asian dishes. Cinto su - so they call it in Thailand - widely used for cooking soups, hot dishes and snacks meat, fish and seafood, as well as breading for rolls. By the way, the flakes of fried onions by themselves are a good snack to beer. In Poland they are cooked in batter or in the powder of potato starch and served with pickles, hollandaise or tomato sauce.

Dried fried onions added to the dough for savory pastries. Onion buns are incomparable aroma and taste. In France they are served with the entrees, but they are good and as a separate dish.

Clear soups when you add dried fried onions become a nice Golden color and subtle onion flavor. If sprinkled with flakes of fried onions ready-made side dish, whether boiled potatoes, pasta or vegetable salad, it will be revealed to you.

Dried fried onions is a concentrated product. 100 g of product replace 1 kg of fresh onion, so the cost is he very economical. Onions are stored in a glass jar with a tight lid for several months. If the bottom of the jar to put a linen bag with rice, this will protect the product from mold.

Advice 2 : How to cook fried rolls

Japanese food is very healthy and easy. But still, it is believed that cooking Japanese food is incredibly difficult, and the products they require expensive and exotic. This is not entirely true. Try to make fried rolls of salmon and avocado. And you will see that it is not so difficult as it seems at first glance. And the result will be not worse than at your favorite restaurant.
How to cook fried rolls
You will need
    • For rolls:
    • 1 Cup sushi rice;
    • 1 and ¼ Cup of water;
    • 3 tablespoons of vinegar for sushi;
    • 1 avocado;
    • 1 small cucumber;
    • 100 g salted salmon;
    • nori.
    • For the batter:
    • 1 egg;
    • 1 Cup flour tempura;
    • 1 Cup of water.
Pour the rice with water and place the saucepan on the fire. When the water boils, reduce the heat and cook the rice for 12-15 minutes. Do not mix him and do not open the lid of the pan. When the rice is cooked, let it cool down. It should be well warm but not hot. Then pour in the rice vinegar for sushi and mix well.
Prepare the stuffing for the rolls. Cut peel avocado and remove the stone. Cut the pulp in the form of elongated wedges. Cucumber cut into thin strips, and fish into thin slices.
Wrap with cling film Mat for sushi. Lay it on the nori sheet rough side up matte. Lightly sprinkle a sheet of seaweed with water. Moisten hands and gently spread the rice over the surface of the nori.
Start from the edges of 2-3 cm, and place on the rice stuffing. Lay the fish and avocado with cucumber as tightly as possible. Lift the edge of the bamboo Mat and holding his fingers stuffing, begin to gently fold roll. Uplotnaet the contents of the roll, gently pressing on the Mat.
Prepare the batter for the batter. Break the egg into a glass, pour it with water and whisk the mixture. In a deep bowl pour the sifted flour, Gradually add back the egg mixture with water and quickly knead the dough. The consistency of the batter should resemble liquid sour cream.
Preheat a skillet vegetable oil. Roll roll in flour, dip in batter and carefully lower into the hot oil. Roll fry for 1-2 minutes until Golden brown. Place it on a paper towel to drained excess oil.
Cut the roll with a sharp knife into several parts. Serve hot. Don't forget to serve a dish of pickled ginger and wasabi.
Use for batter very cold water. Than it is colder, the lighter and easier to get the batter.
Useful advice
If you don't have vinegar for sushi, you can do it yourself. Mix 2-3 tablespoons of Apple or wine vinegar with one teaspoon of sugar and a spoon of salt. When salt and sugar dissolve, pour the mixture into the rice and mix.

For batter best used temporay flour. It is sold in supermarkets in the special departments. But if not, you can prepare the batter of plain flour.
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