Cook Along with Chef Deniz: Peruvian Style Crispy Fried Onions with Dyana’s Aji Chunky Chili Sauce

April 29, 2021

Cook Along with Chef Deniz: Peruvian Style Crispy Fried Onions with Dyana’s Aji Chunky Chili Sauce

Our Cooking Along LIVE series continues! Thank you to all who registered, donated to support our chefs, or ordered a cook-along kit so you could follow along live.

Tonight's menu created by Chef Deniz features one of our favourite locally produced products - Aji! This menu highlights these delicious Columbian inspired sauces and finds some super creative ways to use them. You’re going to want Aji in your pantry all the time!

Join us live in the Well Seasoned Kitchen and cook along with Chef Deniz. 

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Peruvian Style Crispy Fried Onions with Dyana's Aji Chunky Chili Dip

By Chef Deniz Tarakcioglu

Ingredients:

  • 1 large white onion, cut into 1/2" rounds sideways
  • 100mL Dyana's Aji Chunky Chili Dip
  • 300mL flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 300mL panko bread crumbs
  • 30mL turmeric
  • 30mL ground cumin
  • 30mL ground coriander seeds

Instructions:

  • In a medium sized pan bring 3" vegetable oil to 325F. Fluff the onion slices. In a medium bowl mix in the flour, 20mL salt, cumin, coriander and turmeric. Set up a breading station, dip your onion slices into flour, then to the eggs, and finally into the breadcrumbs, making sure that they are completely covered. Fry in batches until golden brown and serve with the chunky chili dip.

Prep Time: 10 minutes 

Cook time: 35 minutes

Yield: 2 servings




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