For the second year, Bergen Water Gardens will be offering edible lotus tubers for sale. How to enjoy? Fresh lotus chips are a good option!
Lotus tubers are staple food throughout China and much of Asia. The tuber may be boiled, fried or pickled. Soups with lotus tuber are also popular. A quick, easy way to enjoy lotus is to make lotus chips. The lotus chip presentation is especially novel due to the numerous holes in the slices of the lotus tuber
Here is a quick video:
Lotus tubers are common at most Asian markets or grow your own!
Peeled lotus tuber
Oil to fry the tubers; we use olive oil