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U.S. Tater Tots & Anchovies Crisps

  • Ready Time: 25min
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  • Prep Time: 10min
    Cook Time: 15min
  • Potato Type: Russet
    Cuisine: Asian
  • Serves: 4
    Prep Method: Stir Fry
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Tater tots absorb all the flavor of dried anchovies. It can be served as a side dish to nasi lemak or even by its own! Beware, this dish can be addictive!


  • 250g U.S. Tater Tots
  • 100g Dried Anchovies
  • 60g Fried Fenugreek (Halba)
  • 20pcs Curry Leaves
  • 1 Large Onion, sliced
  • 5pcs Chili Padi, chopped
  • 35ml Water


  • 50g Sugar
  • 18g Fish Sauce
  • 28g Lime Juice
  • Cooking Oil for frying

Prep Time: 10min | Cook Time: 15min

  1. Soak the dried anchovies in water for about 10 minutes.
  2. Dry the anchovies and deep-fry them until golden brown. Set aside.
  3. Deep-fry the U.S. Tater Tots until golden brown. Set aside.
  4. Fry the seasoning with the onions, chilli padi and curry leaves. Add water to the mixture and sauté for a while.
  5. Add in the U.S. Tater Tots and anchovies. Fry until the gravy has evaporated and is fairly dry. Serve immediately.


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