Potato in Caramel
Style: Shandong Cuisine
Characteristics: The processed potato tastes soft, savory and sweet. The fine threads of caramel bring much fun to dining.
Being a famous Han Chinese dish and belonging to Shandong Cuisine, Potato in Caramel is very popular because of its high nutritional value. Potatoes can not only prevent strokes, but also are good for the stomach and spleen. People who want to loose weight can try to have potatoes with each meal, because they contain only 0.1% fat.
two potatoes, 300g
vegetable oil, 40ml; white granulated sugar, 100g
Note: The amount of the ingredient and seasonings can be appropriately used according to one’s personal taste.
Peel the potatoes. Clean and cut into 2-3cm³ dices. Place them into a bowl or on a large plate.
Place a wok over high heat. Add vegetable oil and heat to 125 C (257 F). Put the potato dices into the wok and fry until golden. Drain off the oil with a colander.
Turn down the heat to medium. Add some oil and pour the white granulated sugar into the wok until all sugar is totally dissolved.
Add the fried potato dices when the sugar turns light brown. Stir well for 2-3 minutes until the potatoes are well coated by the caramel. Turn off the heat. Place the potato coated with caramel icing onto a plate.
The Potato in Caramel is ready. The golden potato is a feast for the eyes.
2. When pouring the dish out of the wok, wipe the plate with oil so that the syrup won’t stick to the plate.
Tips on Food Interactions
If banana is eaten together with potato, freckles might appear;
The collocation between potato and pomegranate may lead to poisoning.