International Recipes and Cooking Around the World

Deep Frying: Method and Recipes

Deep frying squash blossoms

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Who doesn't love fried food? Deep frying may not be the most calorie-poor way to prepare food, but it certainly produces some of the world's tastiest. The high heat of the oil seals in a food's moisture and crisps up the outside, giving that irresistable pairing of crunchy and juicy.

Deep Frying Recipes

Try these deep-fried recipes from around the world.

Ukoy

Ukoy (Filipino shrimp and sweet potato fritters)

(Filipino shrimp and sweet potato fritters)

Samosas

Samosas (Indian, Pakistani deep-fried potato pastries)

(Indian, Pakistani, African deep-fried potato pastries)

Pakora

Pakora (Indian, Pakistani vegetable fritters)

(Indian, Pakistani vegetable fritters)

Falafel

Falafel (Middle Eastern fried chickpea patties)

(Middle Eastern fried chickpea patties)

Akkra

Black-eyed pea fritters

(Senegalese black-eyed pea fritters)

Scotch Eggs

Scotch Eggs Recipe (Scottish hard-boiled eggs wrapped in sausage)

(Scottish hard-boiled eggs wrapped in sausage)

Beignets

Beignets (American Southern powdered sugar fritters)

(American Southern powdered sugar fritters)

Corn Dogs

Corn Dogs (American hot dog and cornbread on a stick)

(American hot dog and cornbread on a stick)