techniqueSShallow Fry

Cooking in a shallow layer of hot oil or fat.

Shallow fry

Shallow frying uses a thin layer of or oil in a shallow cooking vessel to cook one side of an ingredient at a time. Unlike , the ingredients never become fully submerged in oil.

  • Usually, frying is done to achieve & . It’s a great method to get a crispy, golden brown exterior that contrasts against a gently cooked interior.

What about air frying?

Air frying is just convection cooking. See .

🍳 Kitchen Tool: Pan
🔥 Heat Type: Conduction w/ fat
🌡️ Oil Temperature: 325-375°F/160-190°C
🧪 Food Reaction(s):

Example Foods

  • Chiles rellenos
  • Fried plantains
  • Pan fried schnitzel

Shallow Frying in Action