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Would they be considered fried if just dippped in hot oil & removed?

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  1. Well, yeah... I'd say so. They're absorbing some of that oil. I haven't tried it, but you might try microwaving them if you're avoiding frying. Sounds weird (and very likely might not work at all), but I have done it with krupuk (shrimp chips), and that works pretty well (and fast! do not leave the micro).

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    1. re: juster

      papadums and popcorn,
      two things a microwave can manage well

      1. re: juster

        I've tried microwaved. They were just all wrong.

      2. Yes, but not properly fried. They will be soggy if they are not fried long enough.

        1. If frying is the problem, try toasting them. I just move them around over a gas burner.

          1. Just put them in a microwave and watch them "pop". Fun to watch and healthier than frying.

            1. A friend just does hers in the microwave, but my favored method is (carefully)right over the gas.