These golden, crackling shallots are an addictive garnish on soups, stews, salads, rice and beans… We could go on. Slideshow: More Shallot Recipes
In a medium skillet, heat 1/4 inch of oil until shimmering. Add the shallots and fry over moderate heat, stirring, until golden and crisp, about 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to paper towels to drain. Season with salt and let cool.