Crispy Honey Chilli Potatoes are irresistibly delicious, addictive sweet and spicy appetizer where the crispy golden potatoes are glazed with fresh honey chilli sauce or honey sriracha sauce. This is definitely worth try and I am sure it will be a crowd pleaser for your next cocktail / mocktail party, game night or other social gatherings.
This is one of the most popular item from Indo-Chinese menu. Whenever we visit a Chinese restaurant in India apart from chilli chicken or Manchurian or spring rolls. we also order honey chilli potatoes. These delicious crispy potatoes are generally topped with sesame seeds, spring onions, and cilantro.
3 Medium Potatoes or 2 Large Potatoes
3 tbsp Corn flour or All purpose flour or Rice Flour
1 Onion, chopped lengthwise
3 Garlic cloves, chopped
1 inch Ginger, chopped
3 Spring Onions, chopped
1 tbsp Soy Sauce
3 tbsp Chili Sauce (like Sriracha), adjust to taste
2 to 3 tbsp Honey, adjust to taste
Salt, to taste
1 tbsp Vegetable oil, more for frying
Spring onions, for garnish
Cilantro or Coriander leaves, garnish
* Wash the potatoes, peel the skin and chop lengthwise into fingers.
* If you have time soak the potatoes in water for 30 minutes. Else, simply transfer this to a bowl. Add corn flour, salt to taste, and toss till the potatoes are coated.You can even use frozen potato french fries for the recipe. Actually they taste the best and also saves you a lot of time.
Heat oil in pan for frying. See that atleast 40 % of pan is filled with oil. Once the oil is hot add the potatoes and fry them till they are crisp and golden in color.
The potatoes should be crispy for better result.Transfer it to a paper towel to drain excess oil and keep it aside.
Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan. Add chopped onions, garlic cloves, ginger, spring onion and saute till onions becomes translucent.
Add soy sauce, chili sauce, honey and mix everything well.
Cook this on medium flame till it starts to bubble. Switch off the flame. You can add additional 1 tbsp of water if desired.
Just before you are ready to serve toss the fried potatoes in the sauce.
Honey Chili potatoes are ready. Garnish it with cilantro and spring onions. Serve immediately and enjoy.