Fried Lotus Root

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4

Lotus root is often used in the Asian cuisine. You can boil or (deep)fry it. The crispy texture makes it a great add-on for salads and herbal soups.


  • 850g lotus root
  • 8 garlic cloves
  • 1 red Spanish pepper

Sauce mix:

  • 2 Tbsp oyster sauce
  • ½ tsp broth powder
  • 250 ml warm water
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp Shaoxing rice cooking wine
  • Pepper


Cut the lotus root into thin slices and chop the garlic into fine bits. Chop ¾ of the pepper into fine cubes, slice the rest into strips.

Heat oil in a pan and add the lotus root and garlic. Fry them for 3 minutes. Then add the sauce mix and stir-fry until soft. Top it with the pepper.

You can serve this dish both cold or warm.

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