Crispy KangKong (Water Spinach)
INGREDIENTS
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. Procedure:
  2. *Wash kangkong and drain leaves thoroughly.
  3. *Remove leaves from stem. Set aside.
  4. *In a clean mixing bowl combine cornstarch, flour, egg, MSG, salt and water ( batter mixture ).
  5. *Mix until smooth in consistency.
  6. Heat oil to 250°F and reduce fire to medium.
  7. *Dip kangkong leaves one by one in batter and deep fry until crispy.
  8. *Put fried leaves in a plate lined with table tissue to drain oil from kangkong leaves.
  9. *Serve with sauce on the side.
  10. ***
  11. I actually don't know which sauce to prepare. I think mayo and catsup is OK. watcha think?
RECIPE BACKSTORY
i really liked this crispy leaf in a resto called Jerry's Grill. So i tried to check for a recipe. Got this recipe from filipinovegetarianrecipe.com