Fried Collard Greens aka Explosive Seaweed

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Fried collard greens AKA Crunchy seaweed.

Inspired by Mr. Chow's popular appetizer "Gambei with goodies." The original recipe is a well-kept secret but what I do know is it's fried collared greens with salt and sugar. Very tasty. Done our best to copy it here. Thankyou Mr. Chow.

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At a glance
Main Courses

Fresh collard greens.
Peanut Oil (for frying)
1 lemon 



Wash and thoroughly dry the collard greens with a towel. They must be dry before frying.
Stack 6-10 of the leaves on top of each other then tightly roll up like a newspaper.

Use sharp knife an cut 1/4 inch slices across the rolled-up leaves. This will leave you with a large amount of collard green strips.

Heat peanut oil to 350 degrees in deep fryer. I use a handy Fry Daddy. Works great and cleans up nicely.

Place a large spoonful of the greens into the fryer and fry for 2-3 minutes or until greens are crispy.

Remove from fryer with a slotted spoon. Let excess oil drip off the greens. Allow to cool in a serving bowl.

Sprinkle salt, sugar and lemon juice over the greens and stir lightly in the bowl. Enjoy.


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