Fried Shallots & Shallot Oil Recipe (葱头油)
Magically Fry Your Shallots in the Microwave
David Tanis's Crispy Fried Shallots Recipe
With only a few ingredients and a little time, you'll be able to make it at home anytime you want.
In terms of flavor, they both pack that punch, but onions are more, well, oniony.
I love them on its own as well — I can eat it as a snack.