Total Time
15 Mins
Makes 2 tbsp.

Toasting garlic makes it crunchy and sweet.


How to Make It

Step 1

Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring often, until garlic is golden brown and crunchy, 5 to 7 minutes. If it is darkening too fast, lower the heat. Be careful not to overcook or it will become acrid.

Step 2

Pour garlic into a fine-mesh sieve, reserving oil, and drain on paper towels. Oil keeps, chilled airtight, up to 1 week, and is great on rice or in salad dressing.

Step 3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per tbsp.

Adapted from Vietnamese Home Cooking, copyright 2012 by Charles Phan.

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