In a medium sauce pot heat oil to 350 degrees F.
Clean and julienne leeks. Sift cornstarch and flour together. Dust leeks in flour/cornstarch and fry until golden brown, about 30 seconds. Drain on a paper towel, season with salt. See Cook's Note.
Cook's Note: Be sure to stay close when frying leeks because they will burn quickly.
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Recipe courtesy Edison Mays
Recipe courtesy of Robin Miller