Deep-fried DILIS

AuthorDhenz
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Dilis are a Filipino delicacy consisting of anchovies, often dried, that are lightly battered before being deep-fried and served hot as an appetizer.

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time10 mins
Ingredients
 ½ lb dried dilisanchovies
 2 tbsp sugar
 ½ cup white vinegar
 2 tbsp hot sauceTabasco
 1 cup cornstarch
 1 tsp saltif dried anchovies are not already salted
 Vegetable oilfor frying
Instructions
1

Combine the cornstarch, sugar and salt in a bowl.

2

In a separate bowl, mix the vinegar and the hot sauce and coat the anchovies with this mixture.

3

Then dip the anchovies in the mixture of cornstarch, sugar and salt.

4

Deep-fry the anchovies over medium heat until golden and crisp.

5

Drain on a plate lined with paper towel. Serve hot or warm.

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Ingredients

Ingredients
 ½ lb dried dilisanchovies
 2 tbsp sugar
 ½ cup white vinegar
 2 tbsp hot sauceTabasco
 1 cup cornstarch
 1 tsp saltif dried anchovies are not already salted
 Vegetable oilfor frying

Directions

Instructions
1

Combine the cornstarch, sugar and salt in a bowl.

2

In a separate bowl, mix the vinegar and the hot sauce and coat the anchovies with this mixture.

3

Then dip the anchovies in the mixture of cornstarch, sugar and salt.

4

Deep-fry the anchovies over medium heat until golden and crisp.

5

Drain on a plate lined with paper towel. Serve hot or warm.

Deep-fried DILIS

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