How to Make the Perfect “San Si Bao Dou Plus” Dish at Home

Q: Should I soak the potato strips in water before frying?
A: Yes, soaking them helps remove excess starch, but make sure to drain them well.

Q: Is it necessary to fry the peanuts separately?
A: No, you can add them to the hot oil after frying the potato strips and use the residual heat to crisp them up.

San Si Bao Dou Plus


  • 2 Potatoes
  • 1/2 Onion (preferably purple)
  • 10 sprigs Cilantro
  • 100g Peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon White Vinegar
  • 2g Salt
  1. Soak the potato strips in water and then drain thoroughly.
  2. Soak and drain cilantro as well.
  3. Slice the onion into strips.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and deep-fry the potato strips until crispy.
  5. After frying, turn off the heat and add peanuts to the hot oil for crispness.
  6. Mix the fried potato strips, onion, cilantro, salt, vinegar, and sugar. Toss gently, avoiding the use of utensils or hands, by scooping from the bottom and lifting upwards.
  • This dish is rich in carbohydrates and contains a moderate amount of protein from the peanuts. It's also a good source of dietary fiber.
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