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Crispy KangKong (Water Spinach)

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4 bunches kangkong leaves, cleaned 1-1/2 cup water
3 cups cornstarch
5 cups cooking oil
1 cup flour
1 pc boiled egg, grated medium
salt and monosodium glutamate (MSG) to taste


*Wash kangkong and drain leaves thoroughly.

*Remove leaves from stem. Set aside.

*In a clean mixing bowl combine cornstarch, flour, egg, MSG, salt and water ( batter mixture ).

*Mix until smooth in consistency.

Heat oil to 250°F and reduce fire to medium.

*Dip kangkong leaves one by one in batter and deep fry until crispy.

*Put fried leaves in a plate lined with table tissue to drain oil from kangkong leaves.

*Serve with sauce on the side.


I actually don't know which sauce to prepare. I think mayo and catsup is OK. watcha think?

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