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Cheese Renkon Chips

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 7 mins
  • Total Time: 17 mins
  • Yield: 32 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Japanese


Cheese Renkon Chips or Cheese Lotus Root Chips is a dish of thinly sliced Lotus Roots deep fried till golden and crispy then topped with cheese powder.


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  1. Using a mandoline or a sharp knife, thinly slice lotus roots.
  2. Combine 2 cups of water and rice vinegar in a bowl then soak lotus roots for 10 minutes.  Drain then rinse.
  3. Place drained lotus root on a paper towel lined plate in one layer. Repeat the process until lotus roots are dried off excess moisture.
  4. Prepare a deep fryer filled with enough oil, set to 180C then once it reached the temperature deep fry lotus roots until golden and crispy.
  5. Remove from fryer, remove excess oil then place in a large bowl, sprinkle cheese powder then toss to distribute flavour.
  6. Place in serving platters then serve.