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Lotus Root Chips

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

10 Minutes


2 Servings



About the Recipe

Are they chips or crisps? It depends on where you come from, doesn't it? In the USA, these are chips while the Brits would call them crisps. Whatever you decide to call them, I'm sure you'll find them delicious.


150g fresh lotus root

1 tsp vinegar

some kitchen paper

veg oil for deep frying

a little salt and dried parsley for garnishing


peel the skin off the lotus root and slice it as thinly as possible

soak the slices in water with 1 tsp vinegar for 10 mins

drain on kitchen paper

fill a pan with 2cm of veg oil and heat to 180’C

add a few lotus slices at a time & deep fry until golden brown

drain on kitchen paper

your lotus root chips are ready to serve. eat as a snack 

or use as garnish for salads or other dishes

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