All posts tagged: chinese takeaway

You Can Make Chinese Takeaway Crispy Seaweed in Your House

I really wasn’t sure whether or not I wanted to tell you about this thing I’ve been doing lately, because I feel a little scandalous about it. Just know from the off that this is not a healthy version of crispy seaweed, this is me doing everything I can to replicate crispy seaweed so that I can have a little taste of a Chinese takeaway without spending £20 on one meal out of desperation. What I’m doing right now is trying to defend myself in advance, can you tell? I guess the most important thing to know is: I’m not using seaweed. I’m also not convinced that my local Chinese use seaweed either, but that’s another conversation for another day. I used cavalo nero. Not for any specific reason other than its availability in my house. When chopped really fine, it crisps up beautifully in the pan. And that’s all I’m looking for in my crispy “seaweed”, something crispy and green with plenty of salt and sugar. Here is where I suppose I have to tell you …