Garlic Chips Recipe
Makes about 1/2 cup
Peel the garlic then slice it very thinly. Pour about 1/2 inch of oil into a small skillet, or saucepan, over medium-low heat. Once hot, add the garlic. Adjust the heat, as necessary, to maintain a gentle simmer. Cook, stirring frequently, until the garlic is golden brown, which will take 5 to 15 minutes (the time varies depending on how thin you slice your garlic). It's important to watch closely and not to let the chips burn.
Use a spider skimmer, or a slotted spoon, to transfer the garlic to a paper-towel-lined plate. Sprinkle with a big pinch of salt and let cool completely. Stored in an airtight container at room temperature, they'll keep for 1 or 2 days.
Text excerpted from BOWL © 2016, by Lukas Volger. Reproduced by permission of Rux Martin Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.