This is Amazing! No-Fried Shallots just need one cup of olive oil, 3-4 shallots thinly sliced, a few minutes in your microwave and you will get a ton of fried shallots. Great as a topping for just about anything, grilled steaks, pasta, you name it. It really is amazing.

No-Fry Fried Shallots

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Course: Sides
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 14 minutes
Total Time: 19 minutes
Degree of Difficulty : Easy
Servings: 4 servings
Tip : Be sure to save the oil in which the shallots were cooked. It's delicious for dipping bread or for cooking!


  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 3-4 whole shallots peeled and thinly sliced
  • kosher salt to taste


  • Gather all ingredients before starting the recipe.
  • Pour 1 cup of olive oil into a microwave safe bowl.
  • Add sliced shallots, give it a quick stir and place in microwave oven.
  • Cook on high for 10 minutes and check to see if the shallots have become a light golden color. Microwave for 1 minute at a time after 10 minutes if it looks like it needs to brown a bit.
  • Remove shallots to a paper towel and season with kosher salt.

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